prevention

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 [...]

The Seat Belt Argument: Can You Really “Prevent” Breast Cancer?

Seat belts and exercise have one thing in common—the ability to prevent injury and illness.

Report Outlines Successes, Challenges in Cancer Prevention Efforts

American Cancer Society Researchers Say Coordinated Efforts Needed to Close Gaps in Preventive Behavior

Updated American Cancer Society Nutrition Guidelines Stress Need for Supportive Environment

Updated guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention from the American Cancer Society stress the importance of creating social and physical environments that support healthy behaviors.

Weight And Breast Cancer Risk

Excessive weight and obesity in particular is one of the several major risk factors for breast cancer. Learn what obesity and BMI is, who is at risk for it, how obesity increases breast cancer risk, and how to reduce your risk of obesity.

How Much Do You Know?

Put your knowledge to the test!  Take Dr. Oz’s Breast Cancer Awareness Quiz and find out how much you really know about breast cancer prevention and risk. http://www.doctoroz.com/quiz/breast-cancer-awareness-quiz

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

Women can reduce their risk for breast cancer and live healthier lives at the same time by doing very simple things.

Recipes from the Anti Cancer Cookbook

Click on the link below for anti-cancer receipes from  Dr. Oz’s website. These delicious recipes are packed full of the best secret-weapon ingredients to prevent cancer. http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/anti-cancer-cookbook