Five Reasons why Albie Aware is Thankful for YOU!

You help us succeed This year’s Breast Cancer Month is coming to a close, but the need goes on. We still need YOU to join with us to help those affected by breast cancer. YOU, our supporters, are the reason so many locals –  your friends and family members – can call themselves survivors. Whether […]

Albie Aware Volunteer Spotlight: Jenna Yee

Jenna Yee

Encouragement takes many forms. It can be as simple as a word or a smile. For 15-year-old Jenna Yee, encouragement takes the form of bracelets made with love. Down but not discouraged Jenna is an active teen who loves riding a horse her family has leased for six years. She particularly loves barrel racing. So […]

Five Ways to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the month when Albie Aware urges you to donate or volunteer to help support those affected by this insidious disease. This year, because of the disruptions caused by COVID-19, the need is especially great. Here are five ways you can support your family, friends, and neighbors facing or […]

Five Things Friday: Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?

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In this time of COVID-19, we are hearing a lot about clinical trials and their role in helping to develop a vaccine. Clinical trials are part of the process for finding and implementing safe and effective treatments for a whole range of diseases – including breast cancer. If you are facing or fighting breast cancer, […]

Five Things Friday: Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

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Obviously, there are many more than five side effects from breast cancer treatment and many are well known, even to people not affected by the disease. Hair loss and nausea are probably the most common indications that someone is going through chemotherapy. Radiation can cause pain, fatigue, and changes to your skin. Some side effects […]

Five Things Friday: Your Breast Cancer Team

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Treating breast cancer in the 21st Century is like going to war. It takes an army of specialists (teams within teams) to contain it, control it, defeat it, and aid in your recovery. The more we learn about breast cancer, the more specialists arise and bring their expertise to the fight. Here are, not five […]

Albie Aware Sponsor Spotlight: Rome Cruz and Loove Clothing

Rome Cruz

Rome Cruz is a young man with a plan. And right now, that plan includes Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. For about a year, Rome has been thinking about starting a business that would benefit small non-profit organizations. He enrolled in a class on how to start a business and established Loove Clothing Company while […]

Albie Aware Welcomes New Board Members

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For breast cancer survivors Cherí Andrew and Amy Carabba-Salazar, serving on the Albie Aware Board is personal. The lessons they learned on their breast cancer journeys will translate into valuable help for others facing the disease. Cherí Andrew For Cherí, the most important takeaway from fighting breast cancer is to take charge of your treatment. […]

Albie Aware Sponsor Spotlight: Cindy Oswalt and Epicurean Wines

Cindy Oswalt, President of Epicurean Wines in Seattle, was already sensitive to the needs of people with breast cancer. Her mom was diagnosed 13 years ago. She also knows other survivors and she has a friend dealing with the disease right now. So, this is something that is near and dear to her heart. Timing […]