The Road Ahead, Together

What We Do

The Dempsey Center is a leader in Quality of Life care for individuals and families impacted by cancer. Founded in Lewiston, Maine by actor Patrick Dempsey, the Dempsey Center provides a personalized, holistic and integrated approach to cancer prevention, education and support. All services are provided at no cost to anyone impacted by cancer regardless of their socioeconomic circumstances or where they receive their medical treatment.

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Events & Announcements

Current Center Hours

Hours: Monday 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; 1st Saturday/month: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; CLOSED: 12/25

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Today's Program lineup

Today Tomorrow

Fit for Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Support for Seedlings

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Living With Hope Companion Group

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Living With Hope Patient Group

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pilates Yoga

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

NOMO (Not On My Own)

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Women’s Cancer Support Group

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dempsey Challenge


The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen champions a spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Centers, located in Lewiston and additional sites in the near future.

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