Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Cancer Institute Reaches Screening Milestone

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently reached the milestone of facilitating the completion of over 4,000 cancer screenings through the organization’s Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. These screenings have been completed over the course of the past six years through a free program designed to assist those most in need, primarily the uninsured and underinsured, […]

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  • Join Us for the 26th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing at McDade Park

      Join us on Saturday, September 8th for Cancer Survivors Day. 26th Cancer Survivors Day-Honoring, Remembering, Sharing Saturday, September 8, 2018 McDade Park 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. *Please dress for the weather as this event will take place outdoors.   Cancer Survivors Day-Honoring, Remembering, Sharing is an annual dual-location event held in honor of all of the […]

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  • 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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