Julie Santana

Male breast cancer

Male Breast Cancer: What you Need to Know

Not Just a Pink Disease Man holding pink breast cancer ribbon. People often think about breast cancer as a female or pink disease. But the truth is, breast cancer affects both men and women. Since the prevailing idea is that breast cancer only affects women, men often face feelings of emasculation and shame resulting from [...]

Back to School, Back to Virtual Breast Health Programs

Person holding a laptop that says E- Learning With the beginning of the school year comes the return of The Maurer Foundation’s breast health programs. Last spring, we quickly adapted to the changing times and reached 7,300 students with our virtual breast health programs in just three months! This school year, we are looking forward [...]

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Breast Health Resource Guide, Sponsored by Pink Aid

A breast cancer diagnosis not only makes a physical impact, it affects the emotional and financial well-being of the patients and their families. With this year’s generous grant from Pink Aid, The Maurer Foundation has developed a comprehensive online resource guide for those dealing with breast cancer. The guide contains contact information for treatment facilities, [...]

Covid-19 Preventing Your Mammogram? Solution is Right at Your Fingertips

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected our lives in a myriad of ways. As a result of the pandemic, many women are delaying cancer screening, whether it is because their appointment was canceled or because they do not want to risk a trip to the doctor. Even if you make the choice to delay routine screenings, you can still practice early detection.  [...]

Pink Aid Helps to Expand Education to African American and Hispanic Communities

In March 2020, Pink Aid granted The Maurer Foundation $25,000 which has enabled us to launch our Women of Color Blog Series. This vital blog series focuses on breast health topics for black and brown women. Black women in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer and are 40% less [...]