To learn more about cancer, you can contact Christina Stuntz at Mid Coast Hospital's Health Sciences Library at 373-6571. The library has numerous medical texts, periodicals, and resources on the web.
For more information about breast cancer, Nurse Navigator Kim Lynch can be reached at 373-6546. Read more about the Breast & Surgical Oncology Center.
Mid Coast Hospital also co-sponsors the American Cancer Society's Cancer Resource Center at New England Cancer Specialists at 81 Medical Center Drive . It is co-located with the Maine Center for Cancer Medicine in Suite 1300 .
Here you'll find a variety of information about all issues related to cancer—including what to expect during specific treatments. Trained volunteers staff the center Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call the Center at 373-6433.
The American Cancer Society also offers an 24-hour help line at 1(800)ACS-2345. You may also visit their web site at www.cancer.org
Additional information is available through the Community Health Information Partnership (CHIP) — of which Mid Coast Hospital is a partner— at Curtis Memorial Library , 23 Pleasant Street , Brunswick .
Mid Coast Hospital offers the following cancer support groups:
Various groups are offered through CHANS Home Health & Hospice, 60 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick, and available for all ages and needs.
Contact Andy Sokoloff, 721-1357.
This group, for men with prostate cancer, meets the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital's Medical Office Building . Contact Terry Kungel of the Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer at (617) 449-8522.
This group is offered for women with any type of cancer. Female friends, family, and supporters are welcome. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 3:00–4:30 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital in the Morrell Board Room. Contact Nurse Navigator Kim Lynch at 373-6540.