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Making Life Better

For people managing the impact of cancer

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What We Do

The Dempsey Center, located in Lewiston and South Portland, Maine, makes life better for people managing the impact of cancer. Services are provided at no cost.

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Notice of security incident

Like so many admired nonprofits in Maine as well as across the nation, on July 16, 2020 Dempsey Centers for Quality Cancer Care was notified by Blackbaud, a third-party service provider of a security incident that took place between February 7, 2020 and May 20, 2020 that may have involved your personal contact information as a donor, including giving history. Blackbaud is a leading provider of cloud software and data management used widely by local non-profit organizations, including healthcare systems, churches, colleges and universities. Learn more

Today's Program Lineup

Today Tomorrow

9:00 am - 10:00 am

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tai Chi + QiGong – Virtual

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Care Partner Support Group – Virtual

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Evening Drop-In Cancer Support Group – Virtual

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Advanced Cancer Support Group – Virtual

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Pilates Yoga – Virtual

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Daytime Drop-In Cancer Support Group – Virtual

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Teen Group – Virtual

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dempsey Challenge

September 26 + 27, 2020


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The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen Oncology champions a spirit of celebration and culture of paying it forward. Every dollar raised by Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Center.

Registration is Open!