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

OPEN POSITION: Psychosocial Services Coordinator & Counselor

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Current Center Hours

Monday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.;  

Today's Program lineup

Today Tomorrow

Dehydrating Herbs

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fit for Life

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fatigue Factor – South Portland

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Living With Hope and Living With Hope Companion Group

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pilates Yoga

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Guided Imagery – South Portland

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Open Art Studio For Youth

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dehydrating Herbs

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Introduction to the Dempsey Center

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Introduction to the Dempsey Center

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Multiple Myeloma Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Caregiver Support Group- South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Fit to Dance – South Portland

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Nutrition for Life: AntiCancer Diet Mini-Series

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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