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Posted on:
03/24/2017

In our latest blog series called Snapshots, we turn to Maine Cancer Foundation constituents - from staff, board members and other volunteers, donors, grant recipients and beyond - to share important moments in their lives related to cancer. Our series will paint a broad stroke of the cancer landscape in the state, while narrowing the focus into the rare and intimate moments that bring us all together.

Posted on:
03/21/2017

For this month's Challenge Cancer 2020 feature, our partners at WMTW-TV highlighted one of Maine Cancer Foundation's 2016 colorectal screening grant recipients at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Waterville. 

Your generous support helps prevent countless colorectal cancer diagnoses throughout our beautiful state. Thank you!

#togetherwecan

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Posted on:
03/16/2017

In February, 2017, Berkeley Wellness published the article A Good FIT for Colorectal Cancer Screening featuring an interview with James Allison, M.D., a renowned expert on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests. Many people know about the colonoscopy, but what about the less invasive recommended screening for average-risk individuals called the fecal immunochemical test (FIT)?

Posted on:
03/15/2017

Remember, a customized page is key to successful fundraising!

Need a little help getting started? Check out this quick video, which walks through the basics of customizing your page and sharing it on social media. As always, if you have any questions, please call Maine Cancer Foundation at 207-773-2533.

Posted on:
03/08/2017

Maine Cancer Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year is turning TEN! Did you make it to the Decade Celebration party? Our partners at WMTW did!

Check out the news clip above featuring Tri for a Cure Founder and Race Director, Julie Marchese. 

"We try not to make the race about athleticism. It's really about cancer and women coming together."

Maine Cancer Foundation cannot do the work without each one of the dedicated women who take part in the Tri for a Cure! THANK YOU!

Posted on:
03/06/2017

In honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, here are 6 things you can do today to help prevent colorectal cancer.

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Posted on:
03/03/2017

In honor of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Maine Cancer Foundation staff wore navy blue clothing - the official color of colorectal cancer awareness.

Posted on:
03/01/2017

Our partners at WMTW-TV highlighted Maine's Impact Cancer Network (the Cancer Network) for last month's Challenge Cancer 2020 promotional spot. The video highlights the work of the Cancer Network as Maine Cancer Foundation's Program Manager Heather Drake travels around the state to hold community conversations about cancer in Maine. 

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Posted on:
02/28/2017

On February 23, 2017, Maine Cancer Foundation's former board member Peter Rinck, CEO of Rinck Advertising, lent his voice against Governor Paul LePage's proposed budget cuts to the Fund for a Healthy Maine. Read more to view his powerful testimony in its entirety. 

Posted on:
02/24/2017

Our partners at WMTW-TV interviewed executive director of Maine Cancer Foundation, Tara Hill, after she testified on February 23, 2017, against Governor Paul LePage's proposed budget cuts to the Fund for a Healthy Maine. Read More to watch Tara's interview about the importance of tobacco prevention programs in Maine. 

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