The Cancer Community Center in South Portland and the Dempsey Center in Lewiston announced that they plan to merge as the Dempsey Centers. The details.
Once a lawyer, now a hypnotist, Maggie Clement helps people at the Cancer Community Center manage their pain, their stress and anxiety, and their sleep.
How does the thought of less stress and more vitality sound to you? If you’re yearning for both, you might want to learn the ancient Chinese practice of Qigong.
Your way of handling stress may not be mine. Knowing the difference can help, especially in the midst of a crisis. One possibly useful tool: Myers-Briggs.
An expressive arts therapist helps people grieve by creating art. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, she used her art therapy tools to help herself.
In our culture, we’re taught to cheer people up. It’s not the same as giving comfort. Learn some tips on the art of comforting from an expert on grieving.
You may have seen some conflicting health news about soy and breast cancer. You shouldn’t eat soy if you’re at risk for breast cancer Soy can protect you against breast cancer What should you do if you have breast cancer or are at risk for developing it? Is it ok to eat soy products? The answer […]
The challenge of treating cancer Cancer. Such a formidable word. The big C, as some people call it. Finding a cure for cancer has been difficult — more so even than finding one for HIV, says medical oncologist Dr. Peter Rubin. “People spent the time to figure out what was driving HIV,” he says. “Unfortunately, […]
Back in 2005, Chris Kuhn and his colleague and friend Dave Langdon were trying to come up with a name for a celebratory lobster bake and bike ride they planned to host. They settled on Not Dead Yet, straight out of one of Chris’s favorite movies, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” The Cancer Community Center Connection […]
I was at a meeting recently at the Cancer Community Center in South Portland and happened to notice two women painting brightly colored designs on a child’s rocking chair. Curious, I poked my head through the door to get a closer look. Longtime Cancer Community Center volunteers Marcia Gelkey and Pat Deignan were putting finishing […]