I have personally spoken to survivors and family members alike who have said to me that our program has saved their life or the life of a loved one. Yet, despite all of the lives saved and all the advancements made in the past 25 years within the medical field why are breast cancer occurrences [...]
Melville, NY, February 12, 2020: The Maurer Foundation held its 11th Annual Pink Bowl event on Sunday, February 09, 2020 at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville. As the foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the event had exceptional attendance with almost 120 bowlers, and succeeded in raising over $15,000 for breast health education. For the sixth year in [...]
In celebration of The Maurer Foundation’s 25th anniversary, we will be spotlighting some of our supporters, contributors, and friends of the foundation via our #MaurerMondays weekly video. This month the video series features our founder Dr. Virginia Maurer as she shares her thoughts, memories and learned lessons on what we have accomplished throughout the years. [...]
When I first began my breast surgeon career 42 years ago, people didn’t discuss breast cancer. It was a taboo topic, even while other, more prominent cancers like lung cancer were getting public attention. In the 90s, there were a lot of myths about what could increase or decrease your risk. Patients would say to [...]
To celebrate our upcoming 25 Year Anniversary, let’s look at how breast health In the United States has changed since our founding In 1995.