Category: News

AiRS Foundation Partners with Clean Beauty Brand Hynt Beauty for Breast Cancer Awareness Month   

This October, Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery (AiRS) Foundation is excited to partner with Hynt Beauty for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where throughout the month 10% of all ARIA PURE and ARIA Lipsticks sales on HyntBeauty.com and Amazon will be donated to the AiRS Foundation.  Hynt Beauty uses only the highest quality, natural and non-irritable ingredients […]

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The Journey Of My Breasts

The Journey Of My Breasts The Journey Of My Breasts: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Memoir By Melissa Berry aka Cancer Fashionista My breasts. They first started growing (or as my Mom would say “develop”) when I was about 11. I woke up one morning and felt these funny hard things just beneath the surface of [...]
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Allergan Launched Online Resource Related to Voluntary Global Recall of BIOCELL®

Allergan has launched an online resource for patients, surgeons and healthcare professionals related to the voluntary global recall of BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders announced on July 24, 2019. The website, www.BIOCELLinformation.com, offers detailed information and specific guidance about the recent announcement, including the latest resources on the BIOCELL® withdrawal and warranty information. […]

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The AiRS Foundation Responds to Recent Allergan Recall

  Dallas, TX – In recent news, Allergan has recalled BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders per the FDA’s recommendation due to an increased risk of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). A total number of 573 cases of this type of cancer have been documented worldwide, 84% of which have been attributed […]

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AiRS Foundation hosts press event in New York City

On April 10, 2019 at Haven’s Kitchen in New York City, the AiRS Foundation hosted a press event and panel discussion revolving around issues faced by women after surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer. The discussion, entitled “Thriving After Breast Cancer – The Journey to Healing” featured both AiRS associates and prominent breast cancer advocates, […]

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Allergen donates $50,000 to AiRS

Good News! The AiRS Foundation received two $25,000 grants from Allergen to help support our efforts in advocating, educating and supporting women seeking reconstructive breast surgery after a mastectomy. The Allergan Foundation awarded $25,000 to the AiRS Outreach and Education program, supporting our efforts to raise awareness for surgical options for restorative breast surgery after […]

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