The Tri for a Cure will be back on July 26, 2015!

Enter the Registration Drawing for 2015!  
(Selections will be announced on Feb 2, 2015. Early registration for Guaranteed Entrants will open on Monday, January 26th.)

We can't all be a doctor or a healthcare professional, or a research scientist working to find a cure for cancer. But we can choose to support them. Your tax-deductible gift will be put work funding cancer research, education and patient support programs here in Maine.  Maine Cancer Foundation is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization.


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The registration drawing closes on Sunday night! We hope you'll join us for the 2015 Tri for a Cure!

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Falmouth, Maine. Maine Cancer Foundation has announced $325,229 in awards to ten Maine organizations, including an effort to bring a revolutionary lung cancer screening technology to four Maine hospitals.

Known as “low-dose CT scans” (LDCT), the new technique allows doctors to detect lung tumors at stage one and stage two, a time when treatments are more effective. Historically, most lung cancers are detected at stage three or four when obvious symptoms appear and the odds successful treatment are slim.

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A quick reminder: We will announce the randomly selected winners of the registration drawing on Monday, February 2, 2015.

We will email the results to you and also post it on the Tri for a Cure website.

Enter the Registration Drawing for 2015!

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. What happens if I'm selected?

    You will be sent an email with complete registration instructions. Participants will have one week to claim their spot. Unclaimed spots will be given to the waitlist.

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There's only 4 days left to enter the Tri for a Cure registration drawing!

We'll be announcing the women selected to participate in this summer's triathlon on Monday, February 2, 2015!

The only way to get a spot is to put your name in now. Don't miss your chance!

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We have some great news, Dr. Pradeep Sathyanarayana was just awarded a $250,000 extension grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation to continue his work.

In a letter from Dr. Sathyanarayana he writes: "I wanted to share an exciting update with you. Recently I was awarded a $250,000 research grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation. It was a
nationally competitive grant application and my grant received scores of 1.5 and 1.7. I want to say a BIG THANK YOU to Maine Cancer Foundation for funding this project in 2011. It is because of those funds I was able to build the solid preliminary data for this grant."

It's really exciting to know that we can attract and support cancer research here in Maine, enabling scientists to capture national-level awards and continue their work right here. It's fun to think that somebody's $5 or $10 donation was the start of an avalanche.