Let's Cut Cancer in Maine 20% by 2020!
Cancer rates in Maine are significantly higher than the national average. We care deeply about the quality of life in Maine, and we are launching a 5-year, statewide effort to improve cancer prevention, screening and survival rates.
You can help: your contribution to support Challenge Cancer 2020 will help prevent thousands of needless cancer deaths and help lead Maine toward a cancer-free future!
Today is World Cancer Day, a day of recognition and support for the global effort to fight cancer.
The theme this year is: "We Can. I Can." which is wonderful because:
We'll be announcing the registration drawing winners for the 2016 Tri for a Cure on Monday, February 1st!
There's only 5 days left to get your name in the hat for this summer- don't miss your chance.
Maine Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals on Colorectal Cancer Screenings in Maine.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in Maine. Screening for colorectal cancer can help prevent the disease by detecting precancerous cells or growths (polyps) in the colon and rectum so they can be removed. It also can detect colorectal cancer at an early stage, when treatment is most successful in lowering the risk of dying from colon cancer.