At a recent luncheon, Long Island breast cancer non-profit The Maurer Foundation was awarded ,500 in proceeds from the 12th annual LI2Day Walk. The funds will help support the Maurer Foundation’s mission of educating young Long Island women and men on the importance of breast cancer prevention and early detection. More than $400,000 was raised [...]
What is Digital Tomosynthesis? Digital tomosynthesis is one of the newer methods of breast imaging used for breast cancer screening. This technology, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, is essentially a three-dimensional kind of digital mammography. What is a Mammogram? In a traditional mammogram, a low-dose x-ray is used to produce an image of compressed breast [...]
The Maurer Foundation always welcomes the opportunity to educate young women in our local communities on how they can play an active role in their own breast health — and on January 29th, we had a chance to do just that! The Maurer Foundation was welcomed as a special presenter at the Long Island Beauty School [...]
Help support The Maurer Foundation at a special Valentine’s Day shopping event at Triumph Lingerie on Saturday, February 8th. The early afternoon fundraiser will be held 11 am-2 pm at the Triumph Lingerie store at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, NY. Evening shoppers can join us 4-7pm at Triumph Lingerie in The Walt Whitman [...]
On October 29th, Early College High School students sold breast cancer pins and raised over $200 to support our breast health education programs.
We at The Maurer Foundation are deeply concerned about the rising rates of diabetes across America, and the apparent links between diabetes and breast cancer.
On October 18th, students at Paul D. Schreiber High School in Port Washington, NY celebrated their annual “Pink Day,” raising funds for The Maurer Foundation.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, throughout October, The Maurer Foundation will receive a portion of sales of Brighton Collectible’s new 2013 Power of Pink bracelet.
As educators who regularly present breast health programs to teenagers and young women, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is of the utmost importance to us.
Research shows that breast cancer is up to four to five times more likely to occur in a woman with very dense breasts than one without.