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Newest Breast Health Educator Brings the Maurer Message to France

The Maurer Foundation’s Breast Health Educator Training and Certification Program reached its newest milestone with the training of its first international participant. Kathryn Kemp-Griffin founded Pink Bra Bazaar, a breast health charitable organization in France, which also supports women with breast cancer.  Kate spent two days with our Program Manager, further developing her message of [...]

Tamoxifen, Raloxifene & Aromatase Inhibitors: How Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Work

If you or a loved one has increased risk factors for breast cancer, developing a risk reduction plan is an important conversation to have with your doctor. At our hospital, we always recommend tackling obesity and alcohol usage first, but for those at high risk, chemoprevention can be a small piece of the risk reduction [...]

Breast Cancer Statistics, 2017: Black/white Mortality Differences Closing in Several States

Overall breast cancer death rates dropped 39 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 breast cancer deaths during those 26 years. And while black women continue to have higher breast cancer death rates than whites nationally, death rates in several states are now statistically equivalent, perhaps reflecting an elimination of disparities in those states. The [...]

Jodee Sarisky, One of Our Dedicated Volunteers, Interviewed by The Westbury Times

Jodee came aboard as a Maurer Foundation volunteer when she enthusiastically joined our Golf Committee in the fall of 2016. We are proud to have Jodee as a member of this committee and are thankful for all of her work behind the scenes on many of our special events. Jodee’s motivation stems from her desire [...]

A Special Holiday Thanks to We Care

The holidays are a great time to acknowledge the exceptional groups that make our work at The Maurer Foundation possible.  A very special thank you to the Nassau County Bar Association whose ardent, continuous support helps to make possible the continued growth and expansion of our Youth Breast Health Program throughout Nassau County.  Over the [...]

Champions for Charity 2017 – Holiday Shopping Success!

A big thank you to all of our friends and supporters who joined us at our Champions for Charity kick-off event on November 30, 2017 at Ralph Lauren in Americana Manhasset. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, shared season’s greetings and jump-started their holiday shopping. Over 80 participating stores at Americana Manhasset and Wheatley Plaza [...]

Save The Date For Our 2018 Fundraising Events

Help support The Maurer Foundation by attending a variety of annual events like our Pink Bowl (March), Golf Classic (May), LI2Day Walk (June), Annual Motorcycle Ride (summer), Pink Diamond Gala (October), and more!

CyberKnife & Other Recent Developments in Breast Radiation Treatments

Radiation oncology has seen some impressive advances in treatment technology including robotic radiation delivery, accelerated radiation programs, and prone breast boards. In light of increasing advancements in the field, NYU Winthrop Hospital recently established a full Department of Radiation Oncology as opposed to a Division under the Department of Radiology. This separate department recognizes the [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of a Proper Breast Self-Exam

Many women rely strictly on screening mammograms to detect breast cancer. Although mammograms are one of the most effective ways to detect cancer in its earliest stages, they can miss up to 20 percent of breast cancers. Breast self examination (BSE) can be another effective method of early detection, when practiced monthly.  If you haven’t [...]

Partners Help Bring Awareness to Breast Health During October

Our Maurer Foundation partners went the extra mile this October and hosted a wide variety of unique events across Long Island to raise funds to support our breast health education programs. In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Huntington Honda once again donated $10 for every vehicle test driven at their showroom. Dan and all the irresistible [...]