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.; (Saturday Hours resume November 4)

2017 Dempsey Challenge Photo Gallery

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Today's Program lineup

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Look Good…Feel Better™

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Yoga for Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YWCA Breast Cancer Encore Program

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Tobacco Support Group

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Teen Group

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Yoga for Life

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dempsey Center Introductory Meeting & Tour

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Sewing & Quilting Group

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dempsey Center Introductory Meeting & Tour

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Line Dancing for Beginners

1:00 pm - 2:00 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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