Category: Patient Stories

Testimonial: Carla Johnson

Carla Johnson, 49 years old, is the sole provider for three children.  Due to her diagnosis, Carla became unemployed and lost her insurance.  She experienced difficulties with self-esteem following her mastectomy from breast cancer and also suffered from lymphedema.  The AiRS Foundation referred Carla to the University of North Carolina and assisted her with applying […]

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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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