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David Marino Joins Maurer Foundation Board of Directors

The Maurer Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Marino from American Global to their Board of Directors. “We are delighted to have David Marino join the Board of Directors of The Maurer Foundation,” said Dr. Virginia Maurer, Maurer Foundation Founder & Board Member. David, his wife, Karen, and their children exemplify our [...]

Program Intern Returns to Sacred Heart Academy Roots

Going to an all-girls high school impacted how I think and see that world, it is also what started my passion for women’s health which lead me to pursuing an internship with the Maurer Foundation. Recently, I was given the opportunity to return to my alma mater Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) to conduct our high [...]

Champions for Charity 2023 Kicks Off the Holiday Season

A big thank you to all of the friends and supporters who joined us for an evening of shopping and merriment as we kicked off Champions for Charity weekend at a special event hosted by Ralph Lauren at Americana Manhasset. Delighted guests enjoyed light bites and beverages, shared festive season’s greetings, and jump-started their holiday [...]

2023 Charitable Events Score Big in October

We are proud to recognize our partners who raised funds on our behalf by holding innovative community fundraisers. For ideas on how you can host your own fundraiser contact our Event Manager, Katie Vernal, for access to our Third Party Toolkit. For the 10th year in a row, Huntington Honda made a donation for every test drive in [...]

The Maurer Foundation Celebrates the Most Successful Pink Diamond Gala in Well Over a Decade

Photos From the Pink Diamond Gala Courtesy of SilverFox Photography. Click here to view the entire event photo gallery and download your favorites. The Maurer Foundation celebrated breast cancer awareness month, raising over $340,000 at the annual Pink Diamond Gala! Over 300 guests came out in support of breast health education on Friday, October 13th at [...]

Optimizing Breast Conservation Surgery Outcomes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2I2ROwKR4s Video Courtesy of New York Plastic Surgical Group

David Marino, American Global Group President & COO, Named 2023 Honoree for Maurer Foundation Pink Diamond Gala

David Marino As a dedicated leader, and husband of a breast cancer survivor, David Marino is humbled yet honored to lend his support to The Maurer Foundation. Jericho, NY – American Global is pleased to announce that David Marino, Group President, was named the 2023 Honoree of the Maurer Foundation’s Pink Diamond Gala to be [...]

What is the difference between genetic and genomic testing?

As a genetic counselor, I talk about genetic testing with individuals who have a personal or family history of cancer. We discuss the chance that their cancer or their relative’s cancer might be inherited, and review the option of testing to determine if they carry an inherited genetic mutation that may increase their risk of [...]

The 9th Annual Motorcycle Ride-The Best One Yet!

On Sunday, June 11th, the sun was shining and the engines were revving as bikers set out on the 9th Annual Maurer Motorcycle Ride, a thrilling 60-mile scenic journey through Long Island that raised over $15,000 for breast health education.

Patient Holding a Breast Implant in their hand

Ask the Plastic Surgeon: Can women with breast implants still get their mammograms?

Yes, women with implants can certainly get mammograms.  Breast implants for cosmetic augmentation reasons can be placed either under the chest muscle or just above the muscle but below the glandular tissue. There are different indications for each placement.  The technologist who does the mammogram has plenty of experience with women with either implant placement, [...]