We're Funding the Fight

We're Funding the Fight Against Cancer in Maine

Since 1976 Maine Cancer Foundation has worked diligently to provide grant funding for cancer research, education and patient support programs here in our state.  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.

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The Red Sox Foundation is giving away $10,000 to one charity in each New England state. Help us make an even bigger impact on cancer by voting for Maine Cancer Foundation!

Two minutes could help win $10,000 for Maine!

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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:

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Spring is in full swing, and we're getting serious about the Tri for a Cure over here at the MCF office. Here's a couple of things to keep in mind as you plan out your summer:

Deadline for Teams! (May 1)

(You complete me... ❤ ❤ ❤Don't forget: the deadline to register your split-leg teams is May 1st! We can't accept any additional registrations after that date. Let's sign 'em up. www.triforacure.org

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This summer we have partnered with Maine-based sportswear company Atayne to provide unique apparel items for our Triathletes. All items are made using non-toxic dyes and as much recycled material as possible. A percentage of each purchase will be used to support the Tri for a Cure.

Visit the Atayne online store.

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"I was lucky when I was diagnosed."

"Like all cancer survivors, the reason I am called a survivor is pretty simple. Someone I have never met participated in a walk that I have never heard of somewhere in this world that I will probably never visit. That money went to a doctor that I will never know, who decided to use that money to cure my cancer. I was lucky."