breast cancer

Our Proud Return to the LI2Day Walk

HOPE WALKS HERE We are proud to announce that as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary, The Maurer Foundation will return to one of Long Island’s biggest events, the LI2Day! Join the festivities on Saturday, June 13th while our team walks 13.1 miles around scenic Smith Point Park and the surrounding neighborhood.  Walkers receive a t-shirt [...]

Kicking off our 20th Anniversary with The Pink Bowl

On February 8th, 2015,  The Maurer Foundation kicked off the start of our 20th anniversary year with it’s 6th annual bowling event: The Pink Bowl. This year we hosted  a lively Battle of the Banks competition and general public participation.With their support we raised over $21,000 to fund breast health education. We would like to congratulate  our Battle [...]

The Maurer Foundation featured on Newsday

“Helping to lead breast cancer education…” this line opens the article published in the Executive Suite section of Newsday on February 1st, 2015 featuring our Executive Director, Susan Samaroo. Susan and the foundation are highlighted as we begin the celebration of our 20th anniversary and kick off the year with our Pink Bowl fundraiser. Susan [...]

2014 Pink Diamond Gala

October 9th 2014: The Maurer Foundation celebrated its 10th Pink Diamond Gala and raised almost $200,000 to support the foundation’s ongoing breast cancer prevention and risk reduction workshops offered to schools, corporations and community groups. Attendees were privileged to honor a group of long standing champions of our mission: Dr. Eva Chalas, Director of Clinical Cancer Services [...]

Breast Cancer in the News: Can a new drug prolong survival?

Researchers are reporting about a new type of drug that can help prevent advanced breast cancer from worsening. We had a chance to get some valuable information from breast oncologist Dr. Marc Citron, who is a clinical investigator in one of the ongoing clinical trials for the drug. About 70% of breast cancer is estrogen [...]

1st Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride

  Join us for our 1st Annual Charity Ride! Saturday, June 14th, 2014We’ll be revving up in Oceanside, NY and heading out to Blue Canoe Bar & Grill in Greenport, NYKickstands up at 10am* $50 registration fee*Raindate is Saturday, June 21st Contact Ashley Garcia for info: 631-524-5151 REGISTER NOW This event is generously sponsored by Nystrom & Sons Contracting    

Join us in our Mother’s Day Tribute and Contest

Show Her How Much You Care  For a $25 donation, we’ll send your honoree a beautiful Mother’s Day card and enter her for a chance to win this fabulous necklace generously donated by JE Lund.  The necklace is made of 14k white gold and features diamond and green amethyst , valued at $475 Your donations [...]

Maurer Foundation and Athleta "Ladies Night Out"

Athleta Fundraiser Helps Women Stay Active in Style While Supporting Long Island Breast Health Non-Profit

The Maurer Foundation is collaborating with the Athleta fitness apparel store in Manhasset for a “Ladies Night Out” on September 10, 2013, 6:30-8:30 pm. The evening will benefit the foundation’s breast health education programs.

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Types of Breast Cancer: A Primer

Since breast health education is our mission here at The Maurer Foundation, let’s go through a brief outline of the various types of breast cancer.

What Is Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

Symptoms, early signs, prognosis and risk factors of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC).