Cancer Resource Center
93 Campus Avenue, 4th floor
Lewiston, ME 04240
American Cancer Society Resource Center
Tap in to the latest information describing treatments, coping, and other topics related to cancer and blood disorders. The Resource Center is affiliated with the American Cancer Society and is conveniently located within the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The Resource Center provides:
Look Good, Feel Better
Cancer treatment can rob a woman of her self-confidence. The Look Good, Feel Better Program enlists the help of beauty specialists to teach women how to cope with skin and hair changes. Women participating in this free program leave with a renewed spirit and a bag full of skin care products donated by cosmetic companies.
Cancer treatments can take a toll on men's hair and skin. Trained cosmetologists will share tips on how men can look good and feel better, too.
Road to Recovery
A free transportation service, provided through the American Cancer Society, can get you to and from our medical appointments while your're completing your treatment.Support Groups
St. Mary's offers a variety of social groups to assist you and your family through this difficult imte, to provide emotional support and to serve as a reminder that you are not alone.
The Cancer Resource Center was made possible by a gift from the JTG Foundation.
Housing, childcare and transportation:
Community Concepts www.community-concepts.org
Western Maine Transportation Services: www.wmtsbus.org
Home Health Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice:
Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice www.ahch.org
Cancer Wellness Center:
The Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing www.dempseycenter.org
Health insurance and health care in Maine:
Consumers for Affordable Healthcare www.mainecahc.org
National Association for Social Workers resource site for health care consumers: www.helpstartshere.org
Applying for disability benefits:
Social Security Administration www.ssa.gov/pgm/disability.htm