Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Duryea at Dusk Raises $11,500 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Duryea at Dusk committee raised $11,500 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at their second Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival held in early June at the Duryea Community Park.  The event featured a 5K run, a one mile fun walk and a festival including food, games, basket raffles, local business vendors and a deejay. […]

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  • Cancer Institute Names Chair for 26th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

    Theodore Uroskie, M.D., has been named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 26th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing. Theodore Uroskie, MD of Lake Winola, is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist and an NRCI Board member. 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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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Announces Staff Promotions

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s President, Karen Saunders, recently announced a staffing change within the organization approved by the Board of Directors. Trudy A. Coleman, Ph.D., CTR, of Avoca, retired on June 30, 2018 as the Cancer Program Manager. Dr. Coleman has extensive experience in cancer data collection and retrieval, cancer registry management, registrar training and education, […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Receives Foundation Grant

    The Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  With the grant, the Cancer Institute will provide Wayne County residents with one-on-one phone counselling/education about the importance of cancer screening.  The target population for this effort is low-income uninsured and underinsured Wayne County residents.

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  • Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival Set for June 2nd

    The Duryea at Dusk committee has set their second Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival for Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 5:00p.m. at the Duryea Community Park.  The event will feature a 5K run, a one mile fun walk and a festival including including food, games, basket raffles, local business vendors and a deejay. Through […]

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  • Spirit of Hope Celebration Raises Over $52,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

      The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met in early May at Montage Mountain for a wrap-up meeting of the 2017 Spirit of Hope Celebration and a kick-off meeting to plan the 2018 event. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $52,100 check. The Board of Ambassadors, a […]

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  • Today is NEPA Match Day!

      For the next 24 hours, 25 local nonprofits will work together to fundraise in support of the critical work they do in our community, which makes our region a better place to call home. For every dollar raised by each of the participating nonprofits, the Scranton Area Community Foundation will match the gifts, dollar for dollar, […]

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  • NEPA Match Day 2018 is Friday, May 4th

    For 24 hours on May 4th, 25 local nonprofits will work together to fundraise in support of the critical work they do in our community, which makes our region a better place to call home. For every dollar raised by each of the participating nonprofits, the Scranton Area Community Foundation will match the gifts, dollar for […]

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  • Duryea at Dusk Set for June 2, 2018

    Duryea at Dusk will hold its second twilight 5k and fun walk on June 2, 2018 at the Community Park on Stephenson Street. It will offer lots of family fun at the festival for the whole family The event runs from 5-9PM. To sign up for the 5k or walk, for information and/or to donate visit […]

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  • NEPA Highmark Walk For A Healthy Community

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is participating in the NEPA Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community presented by Highmark on June 16th at PNC Field. The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is a fundraiser that benefits local health and human services, such as the Cancer Institute. Highmark underwrites the cost of the walk so that 100 percent […]

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