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 […]
Albie Aware is recruiting volunteers for its new “Mission Support Team.” This is the perfect opportunity for retired health care professionals to make a difference with Albie Aware.
Are you going through treatment and don’t feel like eating? Loss of appetite is common. Good nutrition is vital if you have cancer because both the illness and its treatments can change the way you eat. Breast cancer treatments kill cancer cells. But these treatments can also damage healthy cells, and damage to healthy cells […]
Today, most people with breast cancer are treated in an outpatient setting. They don’t have to stay in the hospital. During this time, they often need help, support, and encouragement. Studies have found that cancer victims with strong emotional support tend to have a more positive attitude and are better equipped to deal with the […]
Radiation therapy and some types of chemotherapy used for breast cancer treatment can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. When it’s cloudy outside, you may not even think about protecting your skin against the sun. Clouds have an important role in UV rays based on their composition. Things like density, pollution, and location […]
A breast cancer diagnosis is never easy. Patients, friends and family will react in individual ways and may turn to different sources of comfort and support. Albie Aware can offer structure and support in your journey. The rest is up to you. Here are five wellness tips to help make your journey as smooth as […]