The Road Ahead, Together

What We Do

Founded in Lewiston, Maine, the Dempsey Center offers a vibrant and compassionate environment where an interdisciplinary team of oncology professionals improve the healing experience for those impacted by cancer. Through our on-site customized programs, and the annual Dempsey Challenge, we provide support services that complement treatments, support caregivers, patients and their families equally.

Frequently Asked Questions Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer® Dempsey Challenge

Events & Announcements

Nominate a cancer survivor for the 2017 Amanda Dempsey Award Presented by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer®

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Current Center Hours

Monday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Monday, July 17 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Closed: July 3, July 4, September 4  

Dempsey Challenge Oct 7-8 | RUN-WALK-CYCLE

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Today's Program lineup

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Dempsey Center Introductory Meeting & Tour

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Teen Adventure Day with On Belay: Rippleffect

7:00 am - 5:30 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 Center.

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