has developed a series of FREE conferences for cancer patients, survivors,
caregivers, advocates, and oncology health care professionals. Learn valuable information
about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues wherever you may find yourself
on your cancer survivorship journey.
Visit their website at www.triagecancer.org/conferences to
Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:
Being an empowered patient and advocate
Understanding Your Health Insurance
Navigating Your Health Insurance Coverage, Clinical Trials, & Appeals
Being Prepared: Estate Planning & Other Documents
Employment Issues: Working
Through Treatment, Job Search, Taking Time Off, & Returning to Work
Finances After Cancer
Accessing Financial Assistance Options
Saturday, October 27
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Street, 5th Floor
Lewiston, ME 04240
Monday, October 1, 2018 Press Release
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap today announced the 10-year anniversary of the initial
release of Maine Breast Cancer Support specialty license plate, which raises funds
to combat breast cancer in Maine.
The plates were
first made available to the public on October 1, 2008. Today, there are 25,002 of
these “pink ribbon” plates on the road, which have raised $3,141,385,
with more than $2,950,047 going to the Breast Cancer Support Services Fund over the
past 10 years.
proud that the State of Maine has been a leader in the fight against breast cancer.
It’s nearly impossible to find someone whose life has not been touched by cancer,
whether they’ve experienced it personally or through the journey of a family
member, friend or coworker. And that’s probably why this plate is so popular,”
said Secretary Dunlap. “The pink ribbon license plates have allowed Mainers
in every community to make their voice heard and to contribute to this ongoing battle.
The funds raised by these plates make a difference in people’s lives throughout
For the fifth consecutive year, in recognition of
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hannaford Supermarkets will make it easy for its customers
in Maine to help individuals with breast cancer or breast health-related needs.Throughout October, Hannaford customers may donate $2 or $5 at the
register of their local store to support the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition’s
Support Service Fund.
The donation program will be available at all
Maine Hannaford stores.
In addition, earlier this year Hannaford Supermarkets made a generous donation
to the Maine Breast Cancer Coalition of $2,500 worth of food cards, which were awarded
to Support Service Fundapplicants
who needed support for living expenses and nutrition while in breast cancer treatment.
Maine Breast Cancer Coalition is grateful to Hannaford Supermarkets for their support
and to all the generous shoppers who make donations. These donations will make a difference
in the lives of Maine residents in need.