Access to Cancer


If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer and lives in Penobscot, Piscataquis or Knox Counties the Access to Cancer can help ease some of the burden and stress.

With funding provided by the Walmart Foundation, Maine Cancer Foundation, and the John T. Gorman Foundation, Penquis/The Lynx can provide transportation assistance including mileage reimbursement for medical treatment, of cancer including chemotherapy, radiation, support groups and more.

Volunteer drivers can pick individuals up at their home and bring them to treatment, or any service that is part of treatment or provide mileage reimbursement for those who transport themselves or have a friend or family member transport. Eligibility for this program is not based on income. You are eligible if you have a cancer diagnosis and live in Penobscot, Piscataquis or Knox County. For more information call the Lynx at 973-3695 or 1-866-853-5969.




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