Misty gives a gentle, but urgent nudge to give

Merry Christmas! Hi, It’s Misty and I’m back for one last story to end 2017. It’s about how Albie Aware has helped more people this year than any year prior.  We had more requests for assistance than ever!   ​ In fact, this year alone, we have worked with over 300 clients with testing, advocacy, […]

Misty Shares Another Story – What Would Mary Do?

When my friend Mary was enduring a round of aggressive breast cancer treatments, she lost her medical coverage. She didn’t know how to continue treatment without insurance. Remembering she had heard our Executive Director, Cindy Love, on a KFBK radio interview, she called us.  Here’s what she said about her experience… “They knew what to […]

Albie Aware is at it Again!

It’s Misty, the Albie Aware Super Dog, here to tell you about my awesome friend, M.T.   Albie Aware assists women who don’t have medical insurance.  But did you know that we also support women who do?  These women call Albie Aware because they need help advocating for themselves… When M.T. was performing a self-exam, […]

She Wouldn’t Take “No” For An Answer

Jamie could feel a lump growing. After being referred for a mammogram, she was told that at 32 she was too young for one and was sent home. Deciding not to take “No” for an answer, she called Albie Aware.                     Our team quickly scheduled a […]

Introducing Misty- Albie Aware’s “Super Dog!”

Hi! My name is Misty, and I am the Albie Aware Super Dog! I help my Mama, Arleen, volunteer at Albie Aware every week. You see, a few years ago my Mama was treated for breast cancer, and thankfully I can say she is now healed and healthy.               […]

Breast Cancer Survivors Invited to Participate in Sac Kings Half-Time Ceremony

Dear Breast Cancer Survivor, The Sacramento Kings will open with it’s second home preseason game on Monday, October 9, 2017. This special Breast Cancer Awareness game will feature Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. Albie Aware is honored, for the fourth consecutive year, to be highlighted and participate in the special half-time presentation. As a local […]

Five Things Friday: How Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Recurrence

Exciting and hopeful research analysis has found that of all the lifestyle factors (weight gain, exercise, diet, smoking, alcohol ) exercise had the “most robust effect” on breast cancer recurrence and mortality. The research concluded that starting an exercise regimen, or maintaining one, from the time of diagnosis through treatment and afterward decreases a breast […]

5 Things Friday: Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

Myth #1 – Most breast cancers run in families. Fact: Only 5% to 10% of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary, which means they are caused by abnormal genes passed from parent to child. Myth #2 -Underwire bras cause breast cancer. Fact: Underwire bras do not cause breast cancer. A 2014 scientific study looked […]

Partner Spotlight:Wellness Within

Wellness Within provides a variety of healing resources for  patients, survivors, caregivers, and families affected by the trauma, stress and anxiety brought on by cancer. Located in downtown Roseville, the center offers a warm and inviting space to let go and learn how to manage the stressors of cancer. They provide a wide range of […]

5 Things Friday: Symptoms and Risk Factors in Men of Breast Cancer

While breast cancer in men is rare, it does happen.  In honor of Father’s Day, we are sharing some important information about the symptoms and risk factor of breast cancer in men. (The information presented below was compiled from an article, “Male Breast Cancer: Symptoms to Watch for, Risk Factors, and More” on Healthline.com). The […]