Donna Pacheco

Donna joined The Maurer Foundation after working in the not-for-profit world for almost 10 years. She is extremely proud of the work the Maurer Foundation is doing and strongly believes in the mission to save lives through early detection. In her free time she enjoys going to the movies, eating out and spending time with her family and friends.

Recipes from the Anti Cancer Cookbook

Click on the link below for anti-cancer receipes from  Dr. Oz’s website. These delicious recipes are packed full of the best secret-weapon ingredients to prevent cancer. http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/anti-cancer-cookbook

Flamingo Bowl’s Sweet Success!!

The Maurer Foundation’s March 14th Flamingo Bowl event raised close to $20,000 to benefit breast health education.   The first time Sunday afternoon event held at 300 Long Island was well received by 91 amateur kingpins. Happily all the participants enjoyed two games of bowling and many laughs. The overall consensus from the majority was they forgot how [...]

22 Ridiculous Health Rumors

In a recent article in Prevention Magazine, there is an interesting article that tries to separate a few facts from fiction……….. Between e-mail forwards, the Internet, and misinformed friends and relatives, it’s become harder than ever to separate health fact from fiction. Whatever their origin, misleading health “hearsays” can cause unnecessary anxiety and distract you from [...]

My Left Breast Put Fancy TSA Scanner to the Test

Click on the link below…this is an article that was on AOL the other day. http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/02/06/my-left-breast-put-fancy-tsa-scanner-to-the-test/?icid=main|main|dl3|link3|http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicsdaily.com%2F2010%2F02%2F06%2Fmy-left-breast-put-fancy-tsa-scanner-to-the-test%2F

Men and Breast Cancer

Recently Dr. Oz did a show about shocking diseases men get. One of the topics he spoke about was breast cancer in men. Breast cancer occurs in women because they have breast tissue. But men have breast tissue too, just much less of it. While less than 1% of breast cancers occur in men, the incidence [...]

Happy New Year

  A New Years toast to love and laughter and happily ever after. Health to you, wealth to you, and the best that life can give to you.    Raise your glass to The Maurer Foundation, make your final 2009 tax deductible donation, and toast to a cause that saves lives.   Make A Tax [...]

The Anti-Cancer Diet As Seen On Dr. Oz.

Recently Dr. Oz did a show on foods that will help you reduce your risk of cancer. By making smart decisions every time you visit the grocery store, you can greatly reduce your risk of hormone dependant cancers like breast, ovary, uterus and prostate. This simple daily diet contains foods rich in antioxidants, fiber and [...]

Breast Regrowth

In a recent article in the New York Post about Breast Regrowth, it speaks about  a surgical technique that could help cancer victims who had mastectomies regrow their breasts. If the three-year trial of the experimental stem-cell technique called Neopec, is a success women could form a new breast in four to six months, the Herald [...]

The Maurer Foundation’s 14th Annual Golf Classic

The Maurer Foundation’s 14th Annual Golf Classic took place on Tuesday, October 6th at the Meadow Brook Country Club in Jericho, NY. The event kicked off with a shotgun start at 11:30am followed by a silent auction , raffles and awards dinner. We are very grateful for the support of our sponsors, volunteers and staff [...]

Breast Cancer Treatment Without Surgery

Recently I heard about a new phase ll clinical trial on a new breast cancer treatment. It’s called cryoablation, a process where the tumor is frozen to kill the abnormal cells. This may be an effective treatment for patients with invasive ductal breast cancer. Here at the Maurer Foundation our message has always been that [...]