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Portland, Maine. On Wednesday, May 11th we were fortunate to welcome Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee to the stage of the Abromson Center at the University of Southern Maine for a fascinating lecture covering his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer."

In the course of the evening Dr. Mukherjee covered the history of cancer, including a native Maine boy, Einar Gustafson (later nicknamed "Jimmy"), who would go on to become the inspiration for The Jimmy Fund at the Dana-Farber Institute. 

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The Twilight 5K is on Thursday, June 9th at 7pm.

There's still time sign up!

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This spring, Maine Cancer Foundation awarded funding to six Maine organizations in an effort to increase access to care for cancer patients in our state.  The six organizations received a combined total of $79,000 in grant funding. 

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Join us for a special evening on Wednesday, May 11th at the Abromson Center in Portland, Maine with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee as he explores the history and the future of cancer.

This special presentation will be held one night only with limited seating, from 7pm - 9pm.

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We are very excited for this Wednesday's event: The Emperor of All Maladies: An Evening with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.

To make the evening even more special, we are having a raffle for three rare books:

1. A Limited Leather-bound Edition of "The Emperor of All Maladies", Published by Eaton Press