• Our one goal:

    Your Best Outcome.

    With more clinical trials than anywhere else in Maine, we are advancing cancer care with your best outcome as our goal.

  • Independence.

    Innovation. Inspiration.

    We are physician owned and patient centered: a strong combination for innovative, collaborative cancer care.

  • An experienced team

    is a more effective team.

    With nearly half of Maine’s board-certified medical oncologists on our team, we have the experts you want in your corner.

Our approach to cancer.

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Video: The Cancer Journey

For nearly 40 years, we have focused on one goal: the best possible outcome for each patient. Our experience, commitment and understanding provide the foundation for the unparalleled care that we provide.

Our patient-centered care extends well beyond the treatment room. Patient services include financial advocacy, an in-house drug dispensary, and counseling. Everything we do is focused on helping patients and their families.

We are always working towards new ways to fight cancer. We have a large and robust clinical research program, offering patients access to leading-edge clinical trials, investigational drugs, and new treatment protocols.

Welcome to New England Cancer Specialists

New England Cancer Specialists is a physician-owned, patient-centered medical practice, recognized as a leader in cancer patient care, treatment, and research. With nearly half of Maine’s medical oncologists and hematologists on our team, we are the region’s largest oncology group, serving people in need throughout New England. As our patient, you will have wider access to state-of-the-art treatment that is closer to home and centered on your individual needs. Our commitment to excellence is inspired by you.

In the News

  • New England Cancer Specialists and Tufts Medical Center form partnership

    Tufts Medical Center and New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) today announced a clinical affiliation that will greatly expand patients’ access to advanced cancer care, innovative clinical trials, and survivorship resources.

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  • New England Cancer Specialists to join Oncology Care Model Initiative

    New England Cancer Specialists has been selected by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of nearly 200 physical group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care.

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  • Group Acupuncture comes to Brunswick

    We are thrilled to announce a partnership with Anne Jacobs, ND, LAc, to offer group acupuncture appointments at our Brunswick office. Any New England Cancer Specialists patient, from any office, may receive treatment.

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  • Dr. Frederick Aronson Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

    The latest edition of the ACP Journal Club, a feature of the Annals of Internal Medicine, includes a commentary by our very own Dr. Frederick Aronson.    

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  • QOPI Certification - A Recognition of High Quality Care

    New England Cancer Specialists has been re-certified by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) in recognition of the commitment to excellence and ongoing quality improvement in our practice.

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The Journey

  • The Oncology Care Model at New England Cancer Specialists

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    Since New England Cancer Specialists was founded in 1978, our physicians have been committed to the continuous improvement of our practice and our services to benefit our patients. From clinical… Continue Reading.

  • Wellness Workshops in Scarborough

    By: Stephanie McLeod-Estevez

    Being a cancer patient is like having a full time job.  There are lots of appointments, plenty of side effects, and a fair amount of stress that comes with the… Continue Reading.

  • You Are What You Eat: The Buzz on Coffee

    By: Suzanne Berlin

    You Are What You Eat: The Buzz on Coffee

    This is the first in a series on the topic: “YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT” by Dr. Suzanne Berlin and Jennifer Turcotte, RN Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee… Continue Reading.

  • An Unexpected Sound in the Cancer Clinic

    By: Jennifer Turcotte

    You might hear it in the waiting room between the receptionist and a patient checking in. You may hear it in the lab between a medical assistant and a patient… Continue Reading.

  • Research Update: Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Offers New Hope

    By: Patrick McAlary

    It is an exciting time in oncology research here at New England Cancer Specialists, particularly in the area of Immuno-Oncology. I wanted to bring your attention to the quickly evolving… Continue Reading.