ABOUT THE FOUNDER Maureen Lutz of Ridgefield, Connecticut, was 57 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. After two lumpectomies, she underwent a mastectomy of her right breast and tram flap reconstruction in March 2005. Her recovery was challenging and during that time, she kept notes on how she might have been better… More »

Maureen Lutz on The View In 2007, The Ford Motor Company partnered with the ABC Television show The View to recognize persons who made an extraordinary effort to help women battling breast cancer. As part of the Ford Warriors in Pink Campaign, Maureen Lutz was named the first “Warrior of the Week” and appeared on… More »

Diamonds in the Snow: Rescuing the Senses in the Aftermath of Breast Cancer Author, Maureen Hogan Lutz, Survivor and Founder of Necessities, tackled the challenges of her own recovery by examining how her five senses were negatively affected by the cancer experience and taking positive steps toward rejuvenation. www.maureenhoganlutz.com   Ann’s Place is a compassionate… More »