Media & News

Articles & Press Releases

July 19, 2017: “Cancer Community Center, Dempsey Center to merge”
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July 18, 2017: “Two Maine cancer centers merge under Dempsey name”
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July 17, 2017: “Dempsey Center and Cancer Community Center merging to expand access to their services and programs”
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July 17, 2017: “Dempsey Center to become independent, add location”
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July 17, 2017: “Dempsey Center to Merge with South Portland Cancer Care Organization”
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July 17, 2017: Dempsey Center Press Release: “Dempsey Center & South Portland’s Cancer Community Center Announce Intent to Merge”
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July 15, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Plays Big Role in Porsches in the Park Show”
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June 27, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Talks Cancer”
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June 2017: “When Cancer Comes Calling:Gratitude as a Source of Meaning, Hope, & Strength” by the Dempsey Center’s Kerry Cox Irish, LCSW, OSW-C
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June 5, 2017: Dempsey Challenge Press Release: “The Dempsey Challenge is proud to announce L.L.Bean is returning as the presenting sponsor of the Two-Day Ride, led by former pro-cyclist, George Hincapie”
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May 30, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Discusses the Dempsey Center”
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May 30, 2017: “McDreamy just got an honorary degree from Bates College”
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May 28, 2017: “Sen. Collins, Actor Dempsey Honored at Bates College”
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May 16, 2017: “Register for the 2017 Dempsey Challenge”
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May 3, 2017: Dempsey Challenge Press Release “Nominate a cancer survivor for the 2017 Amanda Dempsey Award Presented by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer®”
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“Ethical Wills: Helping Our Clients Create a Work of Legacy” by the Dempsey Center’s Kerry Irish, LCSW, OSW-C
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March 28, 2017: “CURE® Magazine Announces Patrick Dempsey as Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Extraordinary Healer® Award for Oncology Nursing Event”
Article from PR Web>

“Art & Meditation for the Cancer Journey” by the Dempsey Center’s Stephanie Mcleod-Esteves, LCPC
Article found on Coping with Cancer>

October 3, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey stars in Maine fund-raiser”
Article from Boston Globe>

October 2, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey thanks community, volunteers from ‘spectacular weekend'”
Article from Sun Journal>

October 1, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey returns to Maine for cancer fundraiser”
Article from Associated Press>

October 1, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey tends to ‘own’ his baby in Maine”
Article from Portland Press Herald>

September 30, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey kicks off Dempsey Challenge”
Article from Sun Journal>

September 25, 2016: “Fighting cancer with hope and understanding”
Article from Sun Journal>

September 24, 2016: “Dempsey Center a mecca even for those outside the Lewiston-Auburn area”
Article from Sun Journal>

September 19, 2016: “On the Record: Wendy Tardif, Executive Director of the Dempsey Center”
Article from MaineBiz>

September 18, 2016:”Patrick Dempsey: All over the place now, here in two weeks”
Article from Sun Journal>

August 18, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey’s Late Mother Inspired His Commitment to Cancer Care”
Article from The Hollywood Reporter>

July 14, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey Remembers Roots as he Wows Chamber Crowd”
Article from Sun Journal>

“The Dempsey Center in Lewiston”
Article from Maine Magazine>


July 17, 2017: “South Portland cancer clinic joins forces with Dempsey Center”
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July 17, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Announces Cancer Center Merger”
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May 30, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Discusses the Dempsey Center”

June 26, 2017: “Patrick Dempsey Talks Cancer”

April 26, 2017: “The Dempsey Challenge 2017 Exclusive Preview”

April 20, 2017: “Local Program Helps Ease Financial Burden for Cancer Patients”
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October 2, 2016: “Dempsey Challenge final day: cycling”
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October 2, 2016: “Dempsey Challenge 2016: Restoring Hope”
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October 1 – 2: Dempsey Center’s 2016 Challenge Periscope
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October 1 – 2: WCSH6 Dempsey Challenge 2016 Photo Gallery
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October 1, 2016: “Dempsey Challenge 2016 Schedule”
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September 30, 2016: “Dempsey Challenge begins tomorrow”
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September 30, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey in Lewiston for this weekend’s Dempsey Challenge”
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September 30, 2016: “Dempsey Challenge set for this weekend”
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September 30, 2016: “Lewiston culinary students prepare for Dempsey Challenge”
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September 27, 2016: “Colby College students run for classmate with rare form of cancer”
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September 23, 2016: “Supporting the Dempsey Challenge”
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September 16, 2016 “Cyclists tackle Two-Day Ride for Dempsey Center”
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People Cover Story: Patrick Dempsey
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September 9, 2016: “Woman says Dempsey Center saved her life”
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September 2, 2016: “2016 Dempsey Challenge – working with livestock”
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August 23, 2016: “Renee Zellweger & Patrick Dempsey on Bridget Jones’s Baby – The Feed” – Begin at 2:20

August 2, 2016: “The Dempsey Center’s Nutrition for Life Program”
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July 19, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey shows love, support for Maine hometown”
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July 15, 2016: “Patrick Dempsey Wants More People to Ride with him in the Dempsey Challenge”
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