Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • From left to right: Jeff George, vice president of hotel/ food and beverage at Mohegan Sun Pocono; Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Mike Bean, president of Mohegan Sun Pocono and Amanda Marchegiani, community relations coordinator at the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.

    Mohegan Sun Pocono Hosts Breast Cancer Fundraiser to Support Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Mohegan Sun Pocono committed to helping support breast cancer awareness by hosting a fundraiser for their employees through the month of October.  Nearly 300 employees participated in the fundraiser by purchasing a pink Mohegan Sun Pocono breast cancer shirt that could be worn on Mondays and Fridays in October. The fundraiser totaled $1,114. 80 and […]

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  • From left to right: Robert Durkin, PCAA board member; Laura Toole, Director of Community & Patient Services at Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Karen Saunders, President of Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and Kevin McDonough, PCAA Treasurer. 

Absent from the photo: PCAA board members include Bob Breslin, Brian Beppler, Jerry Musheno and Dan Santaniello. 

    Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania  Awards $7,500 Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance (PCAA) of NEPA recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $7,500 grant. This generous investment and partnership with PCAA will provide the Cancer Institute with the resources to host a range of prostate cancer education and awareness activities throughout the 2016 calendar year. About Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance […]

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  • From left to right: Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Nick Piesfshski, senior captain of the Mid Valley boys varsity soccer team; Jon Dellia, Mid Valley varsity soccer player; and Amanda Marchegiani, community relations coordinator at the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.

    Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team Raises $800 at “Kicking for a Cause” Game

    The Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team hosted their inaugural “Kicking for a Cause” soccer game fundraiser in mid-October. This fundraiser raised $800 for the Judi H Rock On 5 event that benefits the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The fundraiser included the Mid Valley Boys Varsity Soccer Team playing against Riverside High School’s […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Names Chair for 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Theodore Uroskie, MD was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Theodore Uroskie, MD, of Clarks Green, is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist. He has volunteered for the local Disaster Action of the Red Cross, Disaster Health Service of the Red Cross, and national […]

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  • NRCI’s Community Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program Reaches Screening Milestone

    In 2010, the need to provide assistance to the low income population of the region led the Cancer Institute to launch the Community Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. Many navigation programs begin at diagnosis and work within one health system but the Cancer Institute’s program begins with screening and is a community based program operating […]

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  • Board Members

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Welcomes Ronald Beer & Dr. Gerald Maloney to Board of Directors

    Jackie Brozena, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, recently announced the appointments of Ronald R. Beer, MHA, FACHE and Gerald V. Maloney, DO, FACP to the Board of Directors. Ronald R. Beer, MHA, FACHE, is the Chief Administrative Officer for Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) and its Geisinger South […]

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  • #1 Oktoberfest Fundraiser Check Presentation

    Oktoberfest Fundraiser Raises $3,855 In Honor of Patricia Musti

    Community member, Geoff Musti and his family and friends hosted an Oktoberfest fundraiser on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Morgan’z Pub and Eatery located at 315 Green Ridge St, Scranton. The event included a variety of fall beers, food, raffle baskets and a 50/50 raffle. Geoff and his committee raised $3,855 that will support the […]

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  • Front row, from left to right: Peggy Ann LaBelle; Amanda Marchegiani, community relations coordinator, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Dana Morris, Event Co-Chair; John Hartridge, Event Co-Chair and Carmel D’Angelo.

Back row, from left to right: Beth Troy; Pat Troy; Sharon LaBelle; Paul LaBelle and  Karen M. Saunders, President, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  

Committee members absent from photo include: Jim Barrett; Debra Barrett; Mike Duffy; Deb Butash; Tom Voytek and Patty Vergnetti.

    Judi H Rock On 5 Raises $20,465 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the Judi H Rock On 5 planning committee raised $20,465 (gross) from this year’s event. The dance party/fundraiser was held September 27, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Center. The Judi H planning committee is made up of a group of friends and family of a woman from […]

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  • Pictured are several Board of Ambassadors.

Seated from left to right: Angela Jones, Traci Fosnot, Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, Roxanne Schulman and Sharon Lynett.

Standing from left to right: Brian McQuestion, Mark Conway, Esq., Joseph G. Ferguson,Esq., Richard P. Conaboy Jr., Nick Colangelo, Leo Vergnetti, chairman of the Board of Ambassadors, James Gorman, John P. Rodgers, Esq., Tom Blaskiewicz and Scott Henry.

Board of Ambassadors absent from the photo: Jim & Susan Brady, Thomas P. Cummings,Jr., Esq., Cliff & Marsha Fay, Greg Gagorik, Jeff George, John and Jennifer Heil, Charles C. Jefferson, Jennifer Lynett, Pat McGloin, Philip Medico, Dan Meuser, John Moran, Chuck Morgan, David J. Nape, Dr. Christopher Peters, Billy Rinaldi, Vince Scarpetta, P. Richard Scheller, Patrick Sicilio, Eugene Sperazza, Esq., Dr. & Mrs. Steven J. Szydlowski and Andrew M. Wallace. 

    Spirit of Hope Celebration Set for November 6th  

      The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its fourth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 6, 2014 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, food stations, desserts, music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are […]

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  • Several CASUAL Day planning committee members from left to right: Dr. Theodore Uroskie, Amanda Marchegiani, community relations coordinator at the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, Mari Jones, Kim Benjamin, Mileise Sabbatini Cooney, Dr. Q. Thomas Novinger and Karen M. Saunders, president of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.

    CASUAL Day Committee Plans Cast Your Color Vote Event

    The CASUAL (Colon cancer Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day planning committee is finalizing plans to host a Cast Your Color Vote for CASUAL Day 2016 event on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Moosic. Attendees will be able to cast their color vote to decide the […]

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