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FDA Updates Mammography Regulations to Require Reporting of Breast Density Information and Enhance Facility Oversight

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published updates to the mammography regulations to, among other things, require mammography facilities to notify patients about the density of their breasts, strengthen the FDA’s oversight and enforcement of facilities and help interpreting physicians better categorize and assess mammograms. “Today’s action represents the agency’s broader commitment to support [...]

2022 Third Party Event Fundraisers

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 download our Third Party Event Toolkit. For the ninth year in a row, Huntington Honda made a donation for every test drive in October. Our friends at the Long Island Women’s Inter-Club [...]

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth the Weight?

Obesity and being overweight are the cause of a number of major health concerns including 13 types of cancer, including breast cancer. As a result, many seek out methods to help with weight management in an effort to reduce risk. Most recently, intermittent fasting (IF) has taken the spotlight as a method to help achieve this goal.

Healthier Holiday Cookie Recipe

Stick to your wellness goals AND eat delicious cookies?? Seems like a good plan to us! Eating healthy foods that are also delicious isn’t impossible. This holiday season enjoy this healthier, but still incredibly tasty chocolate chip cookie recipe. This recipe cuts down on the sugar, a great strategy to help reduce breast cancer risk. [...]

Our Generous Supporters Shop for a Cause

Taking an active role in the community has been an integral part of the Castagna Realty Retail Group’s mission. Since 1996, their Champions for Charity shopping event has donated 25% of full-price, pre-tax purchases at participating stores to the not-for-profit organization of the shopper’s choice. The Maurer Foundation has been fortunate to benefit from the [...]

Rallye Motor Company Partners With The Maurer Foundation

Draping their fleet of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Lexus vehicles in pink ribbons, The Rallye Motor Company helped The Maurer Foundation celebrate breast cancer awareness month in style! For the entire month of October, a portion from their Sales & Service Departments was donated to support breast health education. In total they raised $4,000! This generous donation [...]

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Pink Bowl 2022 was a Howling Success!

Melville, NY, October 30, 2022: The Maurer Foundation ended the month of October on a great note with the Pink Bowl! Our Halloween theme was quite the success as the lanes filled up with vampires, soccer players, cats, and Descendants. This year our event sponsor was Nawrocki Smith. Their clever team names and matching shirts [...]

A Night of Celebration in Support of our Life-Saving Mission

  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 kicked off this year’s breast cancer awareness month, raising over a quarter of a million dollars at our annual Pink Diamond Gala! Almost 300 guests came out in support [...]

Getting a Jump Start on Breast Cancer Prevention

With high school students focused on making the varsity squad, getting into their dream college, and which TikTok video just went viral; they are losing sight that their lifestyle choices can have a dramatic lifelong impact on their breast health. Research reveals that the mammary gland in young men and women undergoes significant structural changes [...]

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Celebrate Dr. Maurer’s Retirement

Dr. Maurer caught by surprise! After 35 years of practicing medicine, it is hard to calculate Dr. Maurer’s indelible impact in numbers alone. Her impact goes beyond just the thousands of patients she has treated or even the thousands of breast surgeries she has performed. Her legacy can only attempt to be captured in some [...]