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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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Heather’s Story

In 2011, at only 36 years old, Heather felt a mass in her right breast. Her mother, who was previously diagnosed with breast cancer, urged Heather to get the lump examined by a doctor. Heather made an appointment at Planned Parenthood and was seen by a doctor at that facility the next week. After the […]

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Keys To The Cure Fundraiser a Success

On October 18,Saks Fifth Avenue celebrated its 20th Annual Keys to the Cure (KTTC) event at La Mercerie in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Julia Louis-Dreyfus was the ambassador of the evening, which raises money for a cancer foundation of the host’s choosing. Louis-Dreyfus, diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2017, designated the AiRS Foundation as […]

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Become an AiRS Patient Advocate

The AiRS Foundation’s primary goal is to provide women who have had mastectomies due to breast cancer the option to receive reconstructive surgery. Our volunteer patient advocacy network is made up of dedicated, passionate people committed to assisting patients with learning options for reconstruction, choosing or not choosing to have reconstruction, helping navigate the often-overwhelming healthcare […]

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