The Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine is a 501c3 non-profit organization funded by private foundations, individual and corporate donations, and fundraisers. We embrace anyone affected by cancer in a community that offers hope and caring through support, education and concepts in healthy living. We offer free programs, activities, classes, support groups, travel and food assistance, and comfort items to anyone impacted by cancer....because no one should face cancer alone.
Starting this week:
"Improve How You Move"
(4 consecutive Fridays)
“Improve How You Move: A 4 week class in Somatic Movement,”
Fridays: May, 6, 13, 20, and 27th
11am-12noon at the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine. Learning to practice ‘somatic movement’ is a fabulous way for cancer patients and survivors to manage their ability to move as freely and pain-free as possible. A somatic movement practice is accessible to all ages and abilities. The movement patterns will done seated in a chair. Please call the Center at 890-0329 to register as space is limited.
"Finding Your New Normal" -A One-time Class for People Recovering from Cancer Treatment
For most people, having a cancer diagnosis and going through treatment is alife changing experience. The physical and emotional strain leaves manypeople feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. Often times, patients andfamilies have mixed emotions, new challenges and lots of questions as theytry to find their “new normal”.
Please join Barb Perry, RN, Certified Health and Wellness Coach for "Finding Your New Normal, one-time conversation about recovery after cancer treatment and what steps you can take to maximize your quality of life. Barb has 21 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner followed by 18 years as a clinical program manager in a number of settings. Barbara was certified as a Health & WellnessCoach in 2014 and recertified in 2021. Most recently, Barb worked with a cancer survivorship program and understands many of the challenges patients face once completing treatment.
Discussion topics will include:
• Reducing your future cancer risk
• Coping with emotions and managing stress
• The value of good nutrition and how to make changes.
What: Cancer patients who are recovering from cancer treatment
When: This class is offered twice monthly so patients can choose the day most convenient for them.
Tuesdays: May 17th or May 24th
10:00- 11:00 am (A Zoom option can be made available too if travel is an issue).
Where: All classes are held at the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine,59 Winter Street, Norway, ME. Call (207) 890-0329 if you are interested in attending a class.
Note: Masks are required.
Women's Cancer Support Group
When you see the Flag...
We offer free resources and programs for those affected by cancer.
Location & Hours
59 Winter St.
Norway, ME 04268
Thursdays 9:00am to 3:00pm