Mary's Walk is Back on March 15, 2015

Register for Mary's Walk or the Kerrymen 5K before Feburary 1 and receive a free shirt!

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Register for the Kerrymen 5K

(The Kerrymen 5K will be capped at 1500 runners! Don't miss out.)

 

Posted on:
01/28/2015

Walk or Run!  Early-Bird Registration closes Feb 1. 

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Posted on:
01/26/2015

Falmouth, Maine. Maine Cancer Foundation has announced $325,229 in awards to ten Maine organizations, including an effort to bring a revolutionary lung cancer screening technology to four Maine hospitals.

Known as “low-dose CT scans” (LDCT), the new technique allows doctors to detect lung tumors at stage one and stage two, a time when treatments are more effective. Historically, most lung cancers are detected at stage three or four when obvious symptoms appear and the odds successful treatment are slim.


Posted on:
01/21/2015

Want a nice shirt?

Register for Mary's Walk or the Kerrymen 5K before February 1st and you'll get a nice shirt!

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Posted on:
01/15/2015

We have some great news, Dr. Pradeep Sathyanarayana was just awarded a $250,000 extension grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation to continue his work.

In a letter from Dr. Sathyanarayana he writes: "I wanted to share an exciting update with you. Recently I was awarded a $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation. It was a
nationally competitive grant application and my grant received scores of 1.5 and 1.7. I want to say a BIG THANK YOU to Maine Cancer Foundation for funding this project in 2011. It is because of those funds I was able to build the solid preliminary data for this grant."

It's really exciting to know that we can attract and support cancer research here in Maine, enabling scientists to capture national-level awards and continue their work right here. It's fun to think that somebody's $5 or $10 donation was the start of an avalanche.


Posted on:
01/14/2015

Slancha! What better way to get lucking in 2015 than with one of these awesome shamrock-themed Sea Bags, created specially for Mary's Walk!

A limited run of these bags will be awarded as prizes to participants who raise $1,500 or more to support the fight against cancer in Maine!

Good luck! 


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