• 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

  • 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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  • An Evening with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

    New England Cancer Specialists is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of a special Maine Cancer Foundation evening with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. Limited tickets will go on sale April 1st.

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  • Executive Director Steven D'Amato Interviewed on CMS Part B Drugs Proposal

    Our Executive Director, Steven D’Amato, BCOP, says the new proposal for Part B drugs doesn’t take into account the realities of cancer care in the community setting. His comments appear in an article from Medscape Medical News.   

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  • Cancer MoonShot 2020 Partners with New England Cancer Specialists

    Unique collaboration between National Immunotherapy Coalition and the largest community oncology provider in Maine to provide the next-generation standard of cancer care through Cancer Moonshot 2020 to nearly 45,000 cancer patient visits per year in greater Northern New England

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The Journey

  • 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.

  • Gratitude

    By: Tracey F. Weisberg M.D.

    It seems only appropriate that at this time of year, we take a moment to reflect upon Gratitude. Curiously, one would think that people diagnosed with cancer would have a… Continue Reading.

  • Immuno-Oncology – A New Frontier

    By: Steven D'Amato

    Immuno-Oncology (I-O) is a rapidly developing area of science and treatment that focuses on harnessing the ability of the immune system to fight cancer. The current pillars of cancer treatment… Continue Reading.