Leading Maine in the Fight Against Cancer

Leading Maine in the Fight Against Cancer:

Since 1976, Maine Cancer Foundation has worked to improve cancer prevention, screening and patient outcomes statewide.  Whether you choose to make a one-time gift or a lasting endowment, you can be confident that your donation is directed to effective organizations leading the fight against cancer in Maine.

Posted on:
05/27/2015

“80% by 2018” is a shared goal to have 80% of adults aged 50 and older regularly screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.

Falmouth, Maine. – Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives.  Maine Cancer Foundation today announced that it has made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the 80% by 2018 initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS),  the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (an organization co-founded by ACS and CDC).

Posted on:
04/15/2015

Everyone knows cancer is a life-altering experience, but not everyone is aware of the staggering cost of cancer. Individuals and nations both struggle with the financial repercussions of fighting cancer. There is an excellent report from National Public Radio's "Living Cancer" series that digs deeper into some of the unexpected costs of cancer. Here's seven quick facts about cancer costs that might surprise you:

Posted on:
03/27/2015

Starting Monday night on PBS: "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" a documentary based on the award-winning book. We strongly recommend this series to anyone interesting in learning about the history- and future of cancer in our world. 

 

 

Posted on:
12/04/2014

Posted on:
11/22/2014

Double Your Impact on Cancer With A Challenge Match

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