Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Body Blueprint Raises $1,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    A local personal training company in Clarks Summit, Body Blueprint, raised $1,000 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. They hosted a 28 Day Ab Challenge for their members and non-members. A nominal fee was required to participate in the challenge and videos were posted to a private Facebook group with each daily workout. Head trainer […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Recognizes One Point

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently recognized One Point, Inc. for their contributions to the Cancer Institute’s annual colon cancer awareness campaign, C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is an awareness campaign about the importance of early detection and screening for colon cancer. In addition to the awareness, participants dress […]

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  • Mick’s Buzz Off For Cancer Event Set for June 29th

    Join us at Mick’s Barber Shop at 511 Main Street in Honesdale for the 5th Biennial Mick’s Buzz Off For Cancer on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Ask family & friends to make a donation in exchange for your promise to have your hair buzzed. Can’t brave the buzz? Sponsor a “buzzee” […]

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  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

      The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute a $15,000 grant. The grant was awarded in 2018. This investment will support the work of the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program for underserved residents of northeastern Pennsylvania to facilitate breast, cervical, colon and lung cancer screenings. The Navigation Program helps identify […]

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  • Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival Set for June 1st

    The Duryea at Dusk committee has set their third Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival for Saturday, June 1, 2019 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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  • RCN Business Donates to NRCI

    Thank you RCN Business in Wilkes-Barre for your CASUAL Day contribution. They hosted a company raffle and Bob Savakinas (on the left) won it and donated some of his winnings back to NRCI. Special thanks to Carolyn Oshinski. (From left to right: Bob Savakinas, raffle winner and RCN staff member, Karen M. Saunders, President of […]

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  • Bedrock Technology Hosts Recycling Event to Benefit NRCI

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  • Support NRCI on Friday, May 3rd for NEPA Match Day

    On the first Friday in May, the following 30 nonprofit organizations will work together with the goal of making 2019 NEPA Match Day the biggest day of giving in the Lackawanna County region’s history! Please send donations directly to each organization. If you send a donation to the Scranton Area Community Foundation, the donation will be […]

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  • Cancer Institute Announces New Officers and  Members to the Board of Directors

    In December 2018, the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Board of Directors elected new officers. Susan Shoemaker was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors, Mary Sewatsky, MD, Vice-Chair, Fr. Herbert Keller, Secretary and Suzanne M. Fletcher, Treasurer.  In addition to the new officers, the Board of Directors appointed Michael Greenberg, MD and Soumit Basu, MD, Ph.D.  to […]

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  • Highmark Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Highmark Foundation recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $25,000 grant to support the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. This investment will ensure the continuous work of the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program for underserved residents of northeastern Pennsylvania to facilitate colon, breast, and cervical cancer screenings. The program helps with identifying and […]

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