Sharing our stories, sharing our hope.
At New England Cancer Specialists, we know that each of our patients has a unique cancer journey, with unique challenges and stories. We believe that sharing these stories can inspire and support others, no matter what their diagnosis or where they are in the process.
If you would like to share the story of your cancer journey with us and other patients, please click here to learn more.
"When I got the news that I had breast cancer, I was really scared and overwhelmed. But as soon as I got to New England Cancer Specialists...read more.
“When I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 33, I was shocked. But I could tell from my first visit to NECS, they've done this before. Read more.
Male Breast Cancer
"I ignored a small lump on my right breast for a month—even when it became painful to touch—because, of course, men don't get breast cancer!" Read more.
“I came to New England Cancer Specialists for a second opinion, on the advice of a friend, and today I’m glad I did. I’d had a routine mammogram...read more.
“In 2017, my routine 10-year colonoscopy found a nasty surprise: a large tumor right next to my appendix. A follow-up CT scan showed it to be colorectal...read more.
A 30-year employee at Bath Iron Works (BIW), by 2016 Kenny had developed arthritis. Like many men, he was not inclined to seek...read more.
"About five years ago, I started to experience bruising, fatigue and unexplained nose bleeds. We had been living in Maine...read more.
Alexandra had never smoked her entire 35 years when she went to her regular doctor with a lingering cough and difficulties breathing...read more.
When Ben was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood, he initially went out of state for treatment. “But it was a long drive...read more.
"Chris was diagnosed with a somewhat rare form of lymphoma, so we chose New England Cancer Specialists for the very best care,” his wife, Janice, explains. Read more.
"At a routine physical, the nurse practitioner noticed that my lymph nodes were swollen. She scheduled me for an ultrasound, and I got a call two hours later...read more.
"In December of 2016, I returned home from a vacation very sick. At a quick care, they told me I had sinusitis, but antibiotics didn't make it go away...read more.