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, Mid Coast Hospital's Breast Health Center can answer many of your questions and concerns. Co-coordinator Kim Lynch can be reached at 373-6546.
Mid Coast Hospital also co-sponsors the American Cancer Society's Cancer Resource Center at the Mid Coast Cancer Care Center 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 Care, 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. Friends, family, and supporters are welcome. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 3:00–4:30 p.m. at Mid Coast Hospital in the Morrell Board Room. Contact the Breast Health Center at 373-6540.