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Resources Sorted by Cancer Type
Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
100 Campus Drive
The Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute is Maine's leading provider of cancer care. From prevention and early detection, to state-of-the-art treatment and clinical trials, the MMC Cancer Institute is home to the region's most comprehensive array of award-winning cancer care and support resources.
Since 1966 Madeline's has been providing the highest quality hair systems to correct hair loss resulting from chemotherapy, alopecia, and male and female thinning / balding clients. All services are done in a private, relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Our hair systems fit comfortably, are light weight and natural, and recreate your style. Madeline's has hair systems for all budgets and is a contracting provider with local insurance companies. All claim submission and handling is done by our office staff for your convenience
Center of Biomedical Research
Excellence (COBRE) for the Neurobiology of Chronic Pain and Sensory Function
Center for Community and Public Health
Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences
City of Portland
Health & Human Services Department
389 Congress Street
Portland, Maine 04101
Penquis Ride To Health
Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties
240 Bates Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Phone: (207) 795-4065 Fax: (207) 784-6882
17-19 Market Square
P.O. Box 278
South Paris, ME 04281
Phone: (207) 743-7716 Fax: (207) 743-6513
Financial Assistancein Maine:
Maine Breast and Cervical Health Program
1-800-350-5180 or (207) 287-8068
Help with paying for a variety of costs for someone with breast or cervical cancer.
The Maine Colorectal Cancer Control Program
Call the hotline at 1-877-320-6800
Provides screening and education for Mainers. You might be eligible to get your screening at no cost through this program. To learn more, visit the Colorectal Cancer Control Program website, or call CarePartners
Consumers for Affordable Health Care
An organization committed to helping all Maine people obtain quality, affordable health care. Call them to find services that can help you. They also maintain a list offree clinics and sliding scale clinics.
Community Health Connection
Local Maine organization serving people in Kittery, Eliot, York, Wells, Ogunquit and South Berwick.
Community Clinical Services
Uninsured individuals that meet certain income guidelines can receive medical services from participating offices in the Lewiston-Auburn area on a free or sliding scale basis.
Franklin Health Access
Local Maine organization serving people in Franklin county.
A free website that offers a variety of financial information for the cancer patient.
CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation
Cancer Fund of America
Assist with co-pays and other cancer related expenses
This foundation helps with co-payments, insurance and premiums for serious medical conditions.
Provides general financial help.
Patient Services Inc. (PSI)
Provides help with co-pays and insurance premiums.
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Offers a listing of financial resources related to prostate screening and treatment.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Provides a limited amount of financial assistance to help patients with significant financial need who are under a doctor's care for a confirmed blood cancer diagnosis.
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Provides financial help and additional financial resources.
These programs can help you pay for your prescriptions. You can also visit the Consumers for Affordable Health Care website for information about prescription drug programs.
MedAccess is a free program of MaineHealth that can help you find ways to pay for your medications. Anyone who takes medications is eligible.
Chronic Disease Fund
Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Access Network Foundation
Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP)
Providing expert immigration law information and legal assistance for free and low cost to Maine’s low-income immigrants and their U.S. citizen family members.
Contact: 207- 780-1593
Cancer Legal Line
A national organization created to help with many legal and financial issues.
Pine Tree Legal
Low or no cost legal services for those eligible.
Maine Legal Services for the Elderly
Low or no cost legal services for those who are 60 and over and are struggling to pay bills.
Maine Equal Justice Partners
Low or no cost legal services for those who are socially and economically disadvantaged.
Contact: 207-626-7058 or 866-626-7059
Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project
Low or no cost legal services. You must complete an interview to determine whether or not you are eligible.
Contact: 207-774-4348 or 1-800-442-4293
Cleaning for a Reason
Provides 4 house cleanings over 4 months for women with cancer.
An organization that offers cancer patients homemade, comforting blankets.
Helping people in the Scarborough area facing difficult times.
Maine Rx Plus
Department of Human Services
13 Prescott Drive
Machias, ME 04654
The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice
236 Stetson Road, Auburn, ME 04210
Tel: (207) 333-6300/(800) 482-7131/Fax: 333-6309
Beacon Hospice (Medicare Certified)
304 Hancock Street, Suite 3A, Bangor, ME 04401
Tel: (207) 942-2920
245 Center Street, Suite 10A, Auburn, ME 04210
Tel: (207) 784-4242/(800) 840-0668
54 Atlantic Place, S. Portland, ME 04106
Tel: (207) 772-0929/(800) 840-0668/Fax: (207) 772-7779
42 Brickyard Court, York, ME 03909
Tel: (207) 351-3020/(800) 840-0668 Fax: (207) 351-1188
45 Commerce Drive, Suite 12, Augusta, ME 04330
Tel: (207) 621-1212/Fax: (207) 621-1215
CHANS Home Health (Medicare Certified)
Tel: (207) 729-6782 / Fax: (207) 725-5640
Hospice Volunteers: Center for Grief and Loss (Volunteer)
45 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, ME 04011
Tel: (207) 729-3602 or 721-9702 / 888-486-0340 / Fax: (207) 729-2721
Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers (Volunteer)
34 Old Country Rd, P.O. Box 122, Rockport, ME 04856
Tel: (207) 593-9355/Fax: (207) 593-9357
Community Health and Counseling Services (Medicare Certified)
P.O. Box 425, 42 Cedar Street, Bangor, ME 04401
Tel: (207) 947-0366/(800) 924-0366/Fax: (207) 945-5785
14 Summer Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Tel: (207) 564-2267/(800) 564-2267/Fax: (207) 564-7814
415 Water Street, PO Box 1127, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Tel: (207) 667-3626/(800) 649-3105/Fax: (207) 667-6790
Route 115, Enfield Road, PO Box 208, Lincoln, ME 04457
Tel: (207) 794-2001/(800) 734-7132/Fax: (207) 794-2076
Box 339A, Machias, ME
Tel: (207) 255-8311/(800) 540-8311
Down East Hospice Volunteer Services (Volunteer)
c/o Calais Regional Hospital
22 Hospital Lane, Calais, ME 04619
Tel: (207) 454-7521 Ext. 126 / (207) 454-3616
Eastern Maine Home Care (Medicare Certified)
PO Box 688, Caribou, Maine 04736
Tel: (207) 498-2578/(866)591-8843/Fax: 493-3111
Hancock County HomeCare and Hospice (Medicare Certified)
82 Water Street, Blue Hill, Maine 04684
93 Cottage Street, Suite E, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
HealthReach Hospice (Medicare Certified)
10 Water St., Suite 307, Waterville, ME 04901
Tel: (207) 873-6880
HealthReach Hospice and Volunteers of Kennebec Valley
150 Dresden Avenue, Gardiner, ME 04345
Tel: (207)861-6200/877-561-7299/Fax: 861-3503
Hospice of Aroostook/VNA of Aroostook (Medicare Certified)
14 Access Highway, Caribou, ME 04736
2 Water Street, Houlton, ME 04730
Hospice of Eastern Maine/Bangor Area Visiting Nurses (Medicare Certified)
885 Union Street, Suite 220, Bangor, ME 04401
Hospice of Southern Maine (Medicare Certified)
180 U.S. Route One, #1
Scarborough, ME 04074
207) 289-3640/(866) 621-7600/Fax: (207) 883-1040
Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, Maine 04074
Tel: (207)289-3600/Fax: 883-1506
Hospice of York (Volunteer)
27 Long Sam’s Road, Suite 12, York, ME 03909
Tel: (207) 363-7000/Fax: (207) 351-2126
Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County (Volunteer)
14 McKenzie Ave., Ellsworth, ME 04605
Tel: (207) 667-2531 / (888) 266-8035 / Fax: (207) 667-9406
Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County (Volunteer)
25 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 3069, Skowhegan, ME 04976
Tel: (207) 474-7775 Fax: (207) 474-7773
Hospice Volunteers of Waldo County (Volunteer)
P.O. Box 772, Belfast, ME 04915
Tel: (207) 930-2677/Fax: (207) 338-2367/Answering Service: (207) 338-3896
Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area (Volunteer)
304 Main St., P.O. Box 200, Waterville, ME 04903
Tel: (207)873-3615/Fax: 873-5094
Miles & St. Andrews Home Health and Hospice (Medicare Certified)
40 Belvedere Rd., Damariscotta, ME 04543
Tel: (207) 563-4592 / Fax: (207) 563-8652
New Hope Hospice, Inc. (Medicare Certified)
PO Box 70, Eddington, ME 04428
Tel: (207) 843-7521/(877) 346-4337/Fax: (207) 843-6645
Pine Tree Hospice (Volunteer)
883 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Tel: (207) 564-4346 / Fax: 564-4400
PO Box 1129, Greenville, ME 04441
Tel: (207) 564-4346 (Dover-Foxcroft)/(207) 695-5283 (answering service)
SolAmor Hospice (Medicare Certified)
Serving all of Cumberland, York Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties
23 Spring Street, Suite C
Scarborough, ME 04074
(207) 761-6967/Fax: (207) 772-6240
VNA Home Health and Hospice (Medicare Certified)
50 Foden Rd., South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 780-8624/(800) 757-3326/Fax: 756-8676
Waldo County Home Healthcare Services (Medicare Certified)
WCHH Coverage Map
PO Box 407, Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915
Tel: (207) 338-2268/(888) 254-5133/Fax: (207)338-2367/Answering Service: (207) 254-5133
The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network aims to improve public awareness of the disease and increase research directed toward the diagnosis, treatment, and cure of bladder cancer. 301-469-6865
The American Brain Tumor Association offers free publications, educational programs, support group lists, physician list, a pen pal program, and social service consultations by telephone. 800-886-2282
The National Brain Tumor Foundation provides patients and their families with information on how to cope with their brain tumors. 800-934-2873
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation provides breast health and breast cancer educational materials, holds events around the country, advocates for breast cancer research and prevention, and funds research. 800-462-9273
Breast Cancer Network of Strength provides immediate emotional relief to anyone affected by breast cancer. The mission of Breast Cancer Network of Strength is to ensure, through information, empowerment, and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone. YourShoes™ is Breast Cancer Network of Strength's peer support program that includes a 24/7 breast cancer support center staffed by trained breast cancer survivors providing peer support through a toll-free hotline, e-mail, and support groups. 800-221-2141
Breast Cancer Resources from OncologySTAT Breast Cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancer types that affect the world. OncologySTAT is committed to providing up to date news, journal scans, chemotherapy regimens, interviews with reputable doctors, and informative videos. OncologySTAT's mission is to improve worldwide cancer care and prevention by providing healthcare professionals with immediate integrated access to the most authoritative evidence-based information available.
Sisters Network, Inc. seeks to increase local and national attention about the impact breast cancer has in the African-American community. 866-781-1808
BreastCancerStories.com is an online support community where those touched by breast cancer can share their experiences with loved ones and with one another. 603-759-5640
The Colon Cancer Alliance offers patient support, a resource center, news, research advocacy, and events. 877-422-2030
The Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association promotes support for esophageal cancer patients and caregivers. 866-730-3222
Head and Neck Cancer
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) is a patient-directed, self-help organization dedicated to meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients. They concentrate on providing current information for oral and head and neck cancer patients who are trying to gain a better understanding of their illness and their lives. 800-377-0928
The Kidney Cancer Association offers information about the diagnosis and treatment of kidney cancer, sponsors support groups, and provides physician referral information. 800-850-9132
Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society provides financial aid for specified treatment expenses and transportation, family support groups, First Connection (a professionally supervised peer support program), referrals, and school re-entry materials. 800-955-4572
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation supports research grants and professional and patient symposia on multiple myeloma and related blood cancers; provides a newsletter, referrals, and information. 203-972-1250
The National Marrow Donor Program keeps a registry of potential bone marrow donors and provides information, patient advocacy aid assistance, and free patient education materials. 800-627-7692
It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer offers education, resources, clinical trial information, support groups, teleconferences, an e-newsletter, and news updates. 877-646-5864
The Lung Cancer Alliance offers educational programs about lung cancer, psychosocial support, and advocacy about issues that concern lung cancer patients and those at risk for the disease.800-298-2436
The Lung Cancer Support Community offers a collection of patient discussion threads and forums with broad participation that helps foster a true sense of community for patients and families of those with lung cancer. They're funded by the LUNGevity Foundation, the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to funding lung cancer research.
Mesothelioma Cancer is a devastating disease, our resource goes over the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis of mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma Help Now was created to provide support for mesothelioma victims and their families - including information about mesothelioma treatments, living with mesothelioma and legal assistance.
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance works to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for research. They distribute materials and sponsor an annual advocacy conference for survivors and families. 202-331-1332
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network educates health professionals and the general public about pancreatic cancer to increase awareness of the disease. Information about support networks, clinical trials, and reimbursement for care are available. 877-272-6226
The Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer (MCFPC) was established in December 2005 by a group of prostate cancer survivors and their spouses. Members of the coalition share the desire to raise awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of early detection. MCFPC is dedicated to ending the devastating impact of prostate cancer on men, their loved ones, and the State of Maine.
The National Prostate Coalition provides outreach, awareness, and advocacy.
US®TOO! International educates newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients, offers support groups, and provides information about treatment. 800-808-7866
YANA - You Are Not Alone Now Prostate Cancer Support Site provides comfort to any man diagnosed with prostate cancer and helps him decide how best to deal with the diagnosis by guiding him to suitable information.
Prostate Cancer InfoLink offers the most user-friendly and personalized prostate cancer information on the web. The New Prostate Cancer InfoLink website contains detailed articles, a daily blog, and an online mentoring service.
His Prostate Cancer This website is for caregivers and individuals concerned for men with prostate cancer in their lives. It provides information and support on important decisions, including choosing among the many treatment options. It also provides information about potential problems or concerns that may arise before or after treatment.
The Prostate Cancer Research Institute educates patients and their families about prostate cancer. This includes new advances in diagnosis, staging, treatments and available resources. PCRI believes that a patient who understands his disease and treatment is empowered to communicate more effectively with his physicians and obtain a better outcome. PCRI intends to use all available communication tools to accomplish this most important objective. 1-800-641-PCRI
The Sarcoma Alliance provides education, support and guidance in finding medical providers, treatment options, and various other information sources. 415-381-7236
The Sarcoma Foundation of America raises funds for sarcoma research, patient networking, and support. 301-520-7648
The Melanoma Foundation of New England assists patients and their caregivers struggling with melanoma by offering support groups, educational programs, and Billy's Buddies, a new one-on-one patient advocacy and support program. These programs are all free. 800-557-6352
The Melanoma International Foundation educates the public on prevention and early detection of melanoma, coordinates local screening and education programs, and serves patients and their families by operating a toll-free patient and family hotline for those battling melanoma. 888-463-6663
The Skin Cancer Foundation Increases public awareness of skin cancer, and conducts public and medical educational programs.800-754-6490
The Shade Foundation is dedicated to eradicated melanoma through educating children and the community in preventing and detecting skin cancer, and the promotion of sun safety. 866-417-4233
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association provides support, education, and communication for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and friends. 877-588-7904