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Posted on:
02/15/2017

In belated honor of Maine Nonprofit Week, which ran February 6-12, Maine Cancer Foundation wishes to pledge allegiance to our state's booming and important sector. 

Posted on:
02/06/2017

Maine Cancer Foundation is currently accepting grant applications to improve colorectal cancer screening in Maine. Please see below or visit www.mainecancer.org/apply-grant for more information and instructions on how to apply online!

Posted on:
01/26/2017

 

We are pleased to announce the recipients of Maine Cancer Foundation's 2016 grant proposals to reduce tobacco use in Maine. Three organizations received a combined total of $128,535.

Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate of any cancer in Maine, and our lung cancer rates are consistently higher than the US average. One in four Mainers use tobacco, and half of all Maine residents are former or current cigarette smokers.

Posted on:
01/26/2017

Are you ready to join the cancer cause in Maine? Start training for one of our major events! 100% of the donations you raise are put straight to work challenging cancer in our beautiful state. Bonus: your commitment to a healthier lifestyle may prevent cancer before it starts. 

Posted on:
01/12/2017

As we are reflecting upon 2016 and moving towards big goals for 2017, a moment of thanks from Maine Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Tara Hill.

#togetherwecan #challengecancer2020

Posted on:
12/21/2016

For the month of December we are celebrating the tremendous ways our community stands up for cancer care and resources in Maine. Please enjoy one of our stories below, which was recently highlighted on local news station WMTW-Channel 8

Posted on:
11/23/2016

As the weather becomes cooler and the holidays draw near, we pause and offer a moment of gratitude to you. Thank you for standing up for cancer care in Maine. Because of your support, we are changing the landscape of this disease in our state.

Everything we do is possible because of you. The stories you share inform our work and the services you provide change people’s lives. The energy you bring fuels our events and the hours you volunteer make each step possible. And finally, your generous gifts allow us to challenge cancer and reduce the burden for thousands of our neighbors, friends, and family members.

Posted on:
10/26/2016

Heather Drake joined Maine Cancer Foundation in September 2016 as Program Manager for the collective impact initiative now called Maine’s Impact Cancer Network. In our latest guest blog series, Heather shares important perspectives about building relationships and bridging cultural gaps throughout Maine.

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