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How to Enjoy the Benefits of Walking & Running

A fantastic option for fighting cabin fever is to get outside and exercise. Walking and running are workouts that almost everyone can do, at any time, and in any place, and most people already have all the equipment they need: a good pair of shoes. Walk around your neighborhood, a nearby park, a hiking trail, a running track at the local school or even walk to the store instead of driving.

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Zero-Cost Home Workout Ideas

PART OF OUR HOME EXERCISE SERIES Our routines center us. One of the best routines, exercise, also has the amazing benefit of reducing the risk of breast cancer by fighting obesity and keeping down our stress and estrogen levels. If you’re used to visiting your gym or cycle studio after work everyday, you’re bound to [...]

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4 Options For Online Workouts

PART OF OUR HOME EXERCISE SERIES With gyms, fitness centers, schools, and workplaces shut down amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, many of us are getting stir-crazy. While we at The Maurer Foundation know about the breast cancer risk reduction benefits of exercise—we speak frequently about it in our breast health programs—it can be hard to focus [...]

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Important Maurer Foundation Announcements Regarding COVID‑19

The COVID-19 coronavirus has taken our communities, families, and peace of mind by storm in the last few weeks. The mission of The Maurer Foundation is to save lives, so we are taking this development seriously and will be doing our part to limit the spread of the virus and keep our friends, family, and [...]

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Board Chair Shares 25 Years of Foundation Memories

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 [...]

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Age & Breast Cancer: What Young Women Need To Know

Many people think of breast cancer as only affecting older women, but almost every week we evaluate a young woman who’s been diagnosed. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019 an estimated 268,800 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer (1). About 10% of these will be diagnosed under the age of 45 (2). [...]

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25th Anniversary Celebration Commences with Pink Bowl

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 [...]

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Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary with #MaurerMondays

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. [...]

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The Maurer Foundation Increases Its Reach in Nassau County through the We Care Grant

Left to right are: WE CARE Co-Chairs: Christopher T. McGrath, Esq. & Michael H. Masri, Esq., Maurer Foundation Executive Director Susan Samaroo, NCBA President Richard D. Collins. The Nassau County Bar Association continues to help us save lives through our breast health education programs. Once again, we are very pleased to announce that the We [...]

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How Do Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Work?

No matter your breast cancer stage, participating in a clinical trial can not only improve your level of care, but can make a difference in the lives of future patients, often at little or no extra cost. Yet despite these benefits, only a small minority of patients (approximately 5%) will enroll in a clinical trial [...]