One in eight women will develop breast cancer! Our Educational Outreach Program teaches what you can do to reduce your risk and how to do a proper breast self-exam. Our program helps dispel myths and fears about this devastating illness. This program is conducted onsite at high schools, colleges, community group meetings and businesses. We bring these life-saving messages to you!
Latest News For Early Detection
Staying on top of monthly breast self-exams and yearly mammograms is one of the best ways to ensure early detection of breast cancer, which is key to having a long and healthy future.
In October, Cancer Research UK, Britain’s largest cancer research non-profit, began studying the effectiveness of a blood test that uses DNA markers to help determine whether or not an individual has cancer.
Since breast health education is our mission here at The Maurer Foundation, let’s go through a brief outline of the various types of breast cancer.
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Breast cancer survivor Karen Vilord helps women remember their monthly breast self-exams with special pink ribbon bath towels. Read how!
Symptoms, early signs, prognosis and risk factors of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC).
The review found that for every 1,000 women screened, mammograms led to over-diagnosis in only 4 cases, but saved an average of 7-9 lives—double the amount of women over-diagnosed.
Changes in your breasts that may indicate breast cancer.
Tumor size upon detection, and therefore which breast cancer stage you are classified in, greatly effects 5-year survival rate.
A recent Swedish Cancer Institute study revealed that women between the ages of 40–49 who’ve had yearly mammograms and subsequent breast cancer diagnosis fare better than those that don’t.