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  • 8:30am: Registration & Light Breakfast
  • 9:00am: Welcome, Tara Hill
  • 9:10am: Hearing from a Cancer Survivor, Laura Davis
  • 9:30am: Cancer in Maine: Achievement & Opportunities
    What have we accomplished? Peggy Belanger
    What is the work that needs to be done? Aysha Sheikh
  • 10:00am: Getting to a Collective Impact, Keynote Presentation, Paul Born
  • 10:30am: Break
  • 10:45am: Community Conversations & Appreciative Inquiry, Paul Born
  • 12:30pm: Lunch
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Join us for a special evening on Wednesday, May 11th at the Abromson Center in Portland, Maine with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as he explores the history and the future of cancer.

This special presentation will be held one night only with limited seating, from 7pm - 9pm.

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Only a few days remain to register: 

Challenge Cancer Conference

May 4, 2016
9 AM - 3 PM

Hilton Garden Inn
5 Park St
Freeport, ME 04032

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Genetic testing for specific cancer genes can help identify patients with elevated risks for developing cancer in their lifetimes. WMTW-TV's Kyle Jones visits with Maine Cancer Foundation grant recipient Dr. Gregory Feero who is piloting a new collaborative program at a family practice in Fairfield. 

Watch the full video here 

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Spring is in the air and it's time for a new edition of our newsletter, Connections.

Take a look at some of the new and notable projects happening at Maine Cancer Foundation.


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