JUL
11

The Oncology Care Model at New England Cancer Specialists

By Tracey F. Weisberg MD
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.
The Oncology Care Model at New England Cancer Specialists
MAY
18

Wellness Workshops in Scarborough

By Stephanie McLeod-Estevez
It’s exciting to announce a new partnership between New England Cancer Specialists and Creative Transformations, LLC to provide a series of workshops for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Wellness Workshops in Scarborough
MAR
29

You Are What You Eat: The Buzz on Coffee

By Suzanne Berlin, DO
For the first time, the report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, (DGAC), stated that drinking coffee could be part of a healthy diet. According to the guidelines the following statements have been made (see guideline for complete list of statements).
You Are What You Eat: The Buzz on Coffee
MAR
01

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 about to get her blood drawn. You may hear this sound seeping out from under the exam room door; the sound may erupt between the nurse practitioner and a patient. 
An Unexpected Sound in the Cancer Clinic
DEC
09

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 field of immunotherapy as a treatment for lung cancer.
Research Update: Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer Offers New Hope
NOV
24

Gratitude

By Tracey F. Weisberg MD
It seems only appropriate that at this time of year, we take a moment to reflect upon Gratitude.
Gratitude
NOV
04

Immuno-Oncology – A New Frontier

By Steven D'Amato, R.Ph., BCOP
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 incorporate radiation, surgery, and chemotherapy/targeted therapy, with the goal of targeting the tumor and inducing complete or partial responses. Immuno-Oncology is different as it uses the natural ability of the patient’s own immune system to fight the cancer.
Immuno-Oncology – A New Frontier
SEP
29

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 other Maine companies, ranging in size and talent.
Highlights from 2015 Track Season
SEP
01

Twelve Tips to Avoiding Cancer

By Tracey F. Weisberg MD
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 graduates are starting their first real job, and there is a whole new flock of empty nesters.
Twelve Tips to Avoiding Cancer
AUG
18

Our Genes and Cancer

By Tracey F. Weisberg MD
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 human genome, we have never ending possibilities to define, understand, and potentially reverse human ailments.
Our Genes and Cancer