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Announcing a New Federal Law that Aims to Educate Women of the Importance of Dense Breast Tissue

The FDA is making updates to mammography regulations that were issued under the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938. These important improvements will help ensure that every patient is given feedback concerning their personal mammogram results, as well as additional health information. The FDA has [...]

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FDA takes action to protect patients from risk of certain textured breast implants; requests Allergan voluntarily recall certain breast implants and tissue expanders from market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took significant action to protect women from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) by requesting that Allergan, the manufacturer of a specific type of textured implant, recall specific models of its textured breast implants from the U.S. market due to the risk of BIA-ALCL. Following the agency’s [...]

Long Island Breast Cancer Forum

On July 24th, we were invited to participate in the Long Island Breast Cancer Forum organized by Senator Monica Martinez, Assemblywoman Judy Griffin, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe and Councilwoman Valerie Cartright. We discussed the importance of early detection and breast self-examination. Above, you will find a full video of [...]

Cars & Coffee Event July 27th!

Please join your friends at Aston Martin Long Island and our special guest, Laura Schwab, President Aston Martin The Americas for a very special Cars & Coffee! The Maurer Foundation Young Professionals Committee and Aston Martin Long Island invites you to join us on Saturday, July 27th, 8:30-10:30am at 1047 Northern Boulevard in Roslyn. Registration is $15 [...]

Our Spring Newsletter is Hot Off the Presses!

Get the latest on the dangers of sitting, transgender surgery and breast cancer risks, BRCA testing, corporate breast health programs, our Golf Classic and more!

Maurer Foundation Expands Programming in High Needs Communities through Pink Aid’s Support

Since 2015, Pink Aid has provided funding for the Maurer Foundation’s breast health programs in the communities on Long Island with the highest needs. This year, they have generously increased their support through a $22,000 grant which specifically targets socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals and recent immigrants, many of whom are Spanish-speaking. Our educational handout printed in [...]

Is “Sitting” Really “The New Smoking”?

“Sitting is the new smoking”. You have probably read this featured catchphrase in newspapers, magazines or news websites. Since 2010, media publicities comparing excessive sitting with smoking have increasingly been gaining public interest. An analysis looking at news articles found almost 300 publications reported on the topic.  But behind the increasing media attention, conflicting news headlines [...]

Pink Bowl 2019 raises over $14,000 for breast health education

Melville, NY, February 11, 2019: Over 100 bowlers came out to support The Maurer Foundation’s 10th Annual Pink Bowl event, raising over $14,000 for breast health education. The event was held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Bowlmor Lanes in Melville. For the fifth year in a row, the Pink Bowl was sponsored by Sperry Associates Federal Credit Union [...]

Join Us May 16th For Our Annual Golf Classic

Enjoy a beautiful day of spring golf, raffles, golf contests and awards, a silent auction, plus our Golf Clinic, back by popular demand! Breakfast, lunch and reception included for all golfers. Golf Clinic tickets include reception and golf instruction from a club pro at the putting green and driving range. Reception-only tickets can be purchased [...]

Plainedge High School’s Inaugural Class of Peer Educators

In November 2018,  Plainedge High School hosted our Peer Education training program for the first time.  This program had truly come full circle for Lorraine Amato, a former Maurer Foundation Program Manager who initially drafted the program 12 years ago.  Lorraine, who volunteers her time on the Foundation’s Educational Advisory Council, invited us into her [...]