“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 [...]
On Friday, September 13, the Women’s Fund of Long Island and the Maurer Foundation are partnering to present a special breast cancer workshop.
Staying on top of monthly breast self-exams and yearly mammograms is one of the best ways to ensure early detection of breast cancer, which is key to having a long and healthy future.
Just enter the dates you would like to be reminded to schedule your mammogram and do your breast self‑exam and we’ll email you the day before!
Breast cancer survivor Karen Vilord helps women remember their monthly breast self-exams with special pink ribbon bath towels. Read how!
Learn how you can convert breast cancer awareness into breast cancer action during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Women can reduce their risk for breast cancer and live healthier lives at the same time by doing very simple things.
Being able to educate people of all ages and ethnicities about breast health is very rewarding. This week, I went from presenting to ten 40-50 year old Caucasian and African American women at YWCA of NYC, to one hundred Asian high school students at Lower East Side Prep High School. People of all ages and [...]
A recent article by Gina Kolata in the New York Times has led to some confusion about the benefits of cancer screening, particularly in the case of screening for breast cancer. The American Cancer Society has recently stated in a journal article that the benefits of detecting many cancers (especially breast and prostate) have been [...]