Support beyond your oncology medical home.
As a certified oncology medical home, New England Cancer Specialists provides comprehensive care and integrated support services throughout your cancer journey. Beyond our offerings, we are also happy to share links to the helpful services and resources found below.
Dictionary of Terms
People Living With Cancer, the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), provides oncologist-approved information on more than 50 types of cancer and their treatments, clinical trials, coping, and side effects.
Founded in 2007 by caregivers for caregivers, Caring.com helps those caring for seniors make better decisions, while saving time and money.
The Dempsey Center
The Dempsey Centers provide a warm and friendly place where people with cancer, their families and their friends can come together to build social and emotional support as a complement to their regular medical care. There are locations in South Portland and Lewiston.
Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
Our Mission: To assure the availability of and access to high quality oncology care in our region.
For Specific Cancer Survivors
A Special Place (Breast Cancer)
The source for post-mastectomy essentials, swimsuits, wigs, turbans, and compression stockings. Locations in Portland, ME, and Dover, NH.
My Breast Cancer Support
My Breast Cancer Support is a non-profit organization that provides tangible, practical, and emotional support to breast cancer patients throughout the Greater Seacoast New Hampshire/Maine area.
For Families with Children
Center for Grieving Children
Since 1988, The Center for Grieving Children has been committed to providing loving support to grieving children, teens, families and the community through peer support, outreach, and education.
Caring for a loved one who has cancer may be the hardest job you’ll ever do. To help, we’ve compiled some good advice on managing doctor visits and prescriptions, sources of information online, and getting the support you need—including the option of hiring home healthcare professionals.
Dean Snell Cancer Foundation
Provides confidential financial assistance with a range of expenses for cancer patients at New England Cancer Specialists in Topsham.
Foundation 4 Love
Foundation 4 Love assists with wellness services that directly impact cancer patients. They strive to help people battling cancer with holistic and integrative wellness programs.
Maine Cancer Foundation
Funding research. Finding hope.
The Snell Foundation
Provides confidential financial assistance with a range of expenses for cancer patients at New England Cancer Specialists.
Hospice of Southern Maine
Offering comprehensive options for supportive care, at The Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, in the comfort of your home, or at long-term care and assisted living facilities.