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Posted on:
05/04/2016

Agenda

  • 8:30am: Registration & Light Breakfast
  • 9:00am: Welcome, Tara Hill
  • 9:10am: Hearing from a Cancer Survivor, Laura Davis
  • 9:30am: Cancer in Maine: Achievement & Opportunities
    What have we accomplished? Peggy Belanger
    What is the work that needs to be done? Aysha Sheikh
  • 10:00am: Getting to a Collective Impact, Keynote Presentation, Paul Born
  • 10:30am: Break
  • 10:45am: Community Conversations & Appreciative Inquiry, Paul Born
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
  • 1:15pm: Community Conversation: What will we do together? The Future of Cancer Care in Maine, Paul Born
  • 2:30pm: Mapping Out Next Steps, Tara Hill
  • 3:00pm: Optional Workgroup Meetings
Posted on:
05/04/2016

Join us for a special evening on Wednesday, May 11th at the Abromson Center in Portland, Maine with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as he explores the history and the future of cancer.

This special presentation will be held one night only with limited seating, from 7pm - 9pm.

Posted on:
04/22/2016

Only a few days remain to register: 

Challenge Cancer Conference

May 4, 2016
9 AM - 3 PM

Hilton Garden Inn
5 Park St
Freeport, ME 04032

Please join us for a full day of community conversations with business leaders, non-profit organizations, government representatives and Mainers who have lived experience with cancer. With your voice we will identify the changes we would like to see in cancer care in our state and explore strategies for working together toward a common agenda with measurable goals.

Posted on:
04/21/2016

Genetic testing for specific cancer genes can help identify patients with elevated risks for developing cancer in their lifetimes. WMTW-TV's Kyle Jones visits with Maine Cancer Foundation grant recipient Dr. Gregory Feero who is piloting a new collaborative program at a family practice in Fairfield. 

Watch the full video here 

Posted on:
04/15/2016

MOTHER'S DAY 5K - To benefit Maine Cancer Foundation and the Cancer Community Center

Sunday, May 8, 2016
Kids Race Starts at 8:30 AM
5K Starts at 9:15 AM

Register Online


The Portland Sea Dogs in conjunction with Intermed and the Maine Track Club will be hosting the 16th Annual Mother's Day 5k Road Race presented by Intermed on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8th, 2016. Proceeds from the race go towards Maine breast cancer patients and research with the funds being split between the Cancer Community Center and the Maine Cancer Foundation. There will also be a Kid's Run that is free of charge.

Posted on:
04/13/2016

Spring is in the air and it's time for a new edition of our newsletter, Connections.

Take a look at some of the new and notable projects happening at Maine Cancer Foundation.

Download
CONNECTIONS

In this Edition:

 

Posted on:
04/07/2016

Maine Cancer Foundation invites you to join the:

Challenge Cancer Conference

May 4, 2016
9 AM - 3 PM

Hilton Garden Inn
5 Park St
Freeport, ME 04032

With your help, we will actively:

Posted on:
04/01/2016

Traditionally, tobacco addiction has not been viewed in the same way as other addictions. Alcohol, opiate, stimulant, and hallucinogen addictions have been considered “more serious” addictions than tobacco. There is an increasing understanding in primary care, specialty medical practice, behavioral health, hospital-based, and addiction treatment settings that tobacco dependence is not only the most preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S., but it is also a chronic and progressive addiction that should be treated as aggressively as any other addiction.

Posted on:
04/01/2016

Tickets are now available: Wednesday, May 11 at the Abromson Center, USM. The Emperor of All Maladies: An Evening with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Join us for a fascinating talk with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, New England Cancer Specialists.

Purchase Tickets Online

(For more information please call us at: (207) 773-2533)

Posted on:
03/29/2016

We're back this summer on Thursday, June 9 with the most beautiful sunset course in Maine. Walk, run or just enjoy the night with your team!  We're making this fun night EVEN BETTER:

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