Abigail George is a senior at Austin College, studying Biology and Non-Profit Organizations. She is very passionate about women’s health and social justice. Abigail has been an intern for the AiRS Foundation in hopes of learning about the effects of breast cancer on body image and recently submitted the following research article. According to the Breast […]
Morgan Hare was recently interviewed by the Michelle Beck at the Breast Friends Cancer Support Network to discuss the importance of reconstruction options for women who undergo surgery for breast cancer. The Breast Friends Cancer Support Network is working to ensure that no woman goes through a diagnosis of cancer alone. They have built a […]
In 2011, Tamara Sieger discovered a lump in the shower at age 39, just two months after receiving a clear screening mammogram. Additional screening and an MRI confirmed she had stage 2, grade 3 highly aggressive invasive ductal carcinoma, ER+, PR+ and HER2+. She underwent a mastectomy and multiple reconstruction procedures over the course of […]
The Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AiRS) Foundation has been committed to helping women who survived breast cancer and mastectomy by funding breast reconstruction procedures since 2014. Breast reconstruction is more than restoring a woman’s breasts; it heals an individual from the inside out. It is also an attempt to relieve women of the psychosocial distress […]
Alexes Hazen MD is an aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon in New York City. She runs her own private practice and is an Associate Professor at the Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is also a board member of and professional partner with The AiRS Foundation. A typical day for […]
THE AiRS (ALLIANCE IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY) FOUNDATION SEES INCREASE IN GRANT APPLICANTS DUE TO PANDEMIC
Financial Hardship Due to Covid-19 Prevents Women from Reconstruction Breast Surgery After Mastectomies DALLAS, TX (June 2021) – While mental health continues to be the hot topic of the COVID-19 pandemic, financial hardship is also fueling the depression many are experiencing during these unprecedented times. Combine depression with a medical crisis such as breast cancer, and […]
AiRS Founder, Morgan Hare was recently interviewed for an article in Authority Magazine. In, Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Morgan Hare of The AiRS Foundation Is Helping To Change Our World, Morgan shares how the foundation was started, her influences and advice on leadership. Read more here.
Nina Garcia Speaks About Her Own Experiences As Breast Cancer Awareness Month Ambassador ELLE’s Editor-in-Chief partners with AiRS Foundation and opens up about her preventative double mastectomy.
“I was drawn into supporting the Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery Foundation because of my own experience,” Garcia says in an interview for the organization. “In 2015, I discovered that I had a gene mutation that put me at high risk for breast cancer. After years of closely monitoring my condition under the care of excellent […]
Partnering with AiRS was nothing short of providence for Ms. Carter. “I was on a plane,” AiRS co-founder Morgan Hare shares, “when the man sitting next to me asked what I did.” After Hare explained AiRS and their mission, the man told her about a former co-worker, Ms. Carter, who was battling breast cancer. Their […]
Darla Blose shares her story including procedure delays due to Covid and help from the AiRS Foundation. “I wasn’t expecting the diagnosis, because cancer didn’t run in my family so I wasn’t very familiar with it. So when I discovered I had cancer, I thought, “well, we’re going to take care of this, we’re going […]