cancer support center of maine

Welcome to the Cancer Support Center of Maine's website!

Our Mission is to provide FREE SERVICES to Cancer Patients, Survivors, and People at Risk in Maine through education, outreach, advocacy, and social support; fostering an environment to assist those in struggle with cancer to reach and maintain optimum physical and emotional health; and maintaining a fiscally viable, compassionate organization that strives for excellence by respecting and preserving the dignity of the people we serve. 

The Cancer Support Center of Maine provides the following services either in person or through phone or web contact programs, to best meet the needs and/or preferences of their clients. Our goal is to help clients navigate the often complex and confusing bureaucracy of health management in a time of crisis with an emphasis on free or reduced cost programs.

· Emotional Support
· Practical Advice
· Critical Issue Assistance
· Information Assistance
· Support for grieving family and friends
· Referral Services

Latest News and Updates

The Lupine Cottage has decided to continue our support of The Cancer Support Center of Maine! Thanks to Lupine Artisan Carol Nelson, 50% of the profit from the sale of her clay figurines will go to the center. Carol features, moose, frogs, turtles, fish and birds. check out her complete line by clicking here.

Learn more about our upcoming events, click here

You can help donate your cans & bottles to The Cancer Support Cener of Maine - To Help Local Cancer Patients - tell the clerk you want to donate. Learn More

Great Apps to Download

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
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Find a Health Center
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Exercise Counts Calculator
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Cancer.net
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SmokefreeTXT

24/7 tips, advice, and encouragement to help you quit smoking.

Melanoma Risk Assessment Tool
An interactive tool to help estimate a person’s risk of developing invasive melanoma.

Mammogram Reminder
An email on the first day of your birth month with the recommendations based on our latest guidelines

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