Join Us on March 20th for Mary's Walk & the Kerrymen 5K

Posted on:
02/09/2016

“WE CAN BE HEROES”, a tribute concert to David Bowie, wowed a packed house at the State Theatre on January 23rd with an all-star lineup of Maine’s most prominent music groups.

Organized by Spencer Albee of Portland, the concert raised over $10,350 to support Maine Cancer Foundation, an non-profit dedicated to reducing cancer incidence and mortality in Maine.

Posted on:
02/04/2016

 

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:
 

Posted on:
01/21/2016

Maine Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals on Colorectal Cancer Screenings in Maine. 

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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.

Posted on:
01/14/2016
A group of local musicians have banded together to create a tribute concert to honor the memory of iconic pop start David Bowie, who passed away on January 10th after a battle with cancer.
 
 
Posted on:
01/08/2016

Cancer researchers will have easier access to biological samples used to conduct leading-edge research that may lead to new cancer treatments thanks to a Maine Cancer Foundation grant that will enhance collaboration between Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI) and Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) Cancer Care. Each organization will receive $200,000 to improve their biorepositories (also known as Biobanks), which are programs that distribute biospecimens (patient tissue samples) to researchers.

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