Survivor Spotlight… Marisa Fogal

Marisa Fogal

Dimples – Not the Good Kind Normally, you hear of breast cancer being detected as a lump. In Marisa Fogal’s case, it started as a dimple. She complained to her husband that she was seeing cellulite on her breast. Then, that breast started shrinking. In three months, she lost an entire cup size. A mammogram […]

Albie Aware Survivor Spotlight… Melody Resendiz

Many people with a diagnosis of breast cancer feel all alone on their journey. Melody Resendiz knew right away that she needed company as she navigated through the shock, confusion, and fear. She found it in her family, friends, support groups, her faith, and Albie Aware. Breast Cancer Strikes Anyone Melody is married to a […]

New Technology Helps Cancer Survivor Keep Her Hair – Through Albie Aware

Nubia Odich

Nubia Odich hopes the third time’s a charm. Over seven years, she has endured three diagnoses of breast cancer. The third time, Nubia turned to Albie Aware with a special request. First, here’s her story. Nubia, who has worked at the school district for 20 years, is a firm believer in annual mammograms. Especially since […]

Five Things Friday: Reducing Risk of Recurrence

How Can I Minimize the Risk of My Cancer Coming Back? As a breast cancer survivor, you probably look at life differently than before. You may have tried living well before your diagnosis, but now a healthy lifestyle becomes even more important in helping to limit the risk of your cancer recurring. Research backs up […]

A Tribute to Kay Christensen – An Extraordinary Volunteer

Volunteers are invaluable to the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. They help us further our mission, reduce costs, be more efficient and effective, and because of their passion we are able to offer more services to the Sacramento community. Today, we say goodbye to an extraordinary volunteer, Kay Christensen, and thank her for many years […]