• 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

  • Evaluating Cancer Survivorship Care Models

    We have initiated a clinical trial through George Washington University for patients who have completed treatment for breast, colon, and prostate cancer, and have been referred for a survivorship visit.

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  • Newsweek recognizes Tracey Weisberg, MD, as one of the nation’s leading cancer specialists.

    New England Cancer Specialists President and lead Physician, Tracey Weisberg, MD, has been recognized by Newsweek and Castle Connolly Medical LTD as one of the nation’s “Top Cancer Doctors 2015.”

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  • New England Cancer Specialists Receives National Recognition as an Oncology Medical Home

    New England Cancer Specialists, one of the last remaining community-based, independent cancer practices in the region, received full accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) as an Oncology Medical Home.

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  • New Kennebunk Office

    We made a move to serve you better! Our new location, just off I-95 Exit 25 in West Kennebunk, makes patient-centered cancer care more convenient for people across Southern Maine.

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  • New England Cancer Specialists Included on Down East magazine’s “Top Doctors 2015” List

    When Maine physicians were asked to name outstanding specialists, we were named twice. Congratulations to Jacquelyn Hedlund, M.D., recognized for Hematology, and to Devon Evans, M.D., recognized for Oncology.

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The Journey

  • Highlights from 2015 Track Season

    By: Anita Tomascak, RN

    Summer of 2015 brought us beautiful weather for the inauguration of the first NECS Corporate Track Team! Nine brave and adventurous souls completed three full track meets, competing against seven… Continue Reading.

  • Twelve Tips to Avoiding Cancer

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    This time of year is full of new starts for many.  Kids are back to school, college  students are trying out their new independent lives for the first time, recent… Continue Reading.

  • Our Genes and Cancer

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    The field of Medicine has evolved with time and is at a crossroads now in how we think about a disease condition and potential treatments. With the sequencing of the… Continue Reading.

  • The Two Types of Cancer

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    This past weekend I had an opportunity to spend some time with a group of friends. We get together every month or so and exchange ideas about what is happening… Continue Reading.

  • Summer in Maine

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    I have lived in Maine now for 26 years. I have owned two properties, paid property taxes and car excise taxes, and raised three children on this Northern New England… Continue Reading.