Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • From left to right: Theodore Uroskie, MD, C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Co-Chair; Meegan Possemato, Manager of Business Development at One Point; Amanda Marchegiani, Community Relations Coordinator at Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and Derry Bird, C.A.S.U.A.L. Day committee member. 

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Committee Finalizes Plans

    Members from the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day planning committee are preparing for the 12th annual colon cancer awareness campaign. The event is set for Thursday, March 26th. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is held in memory of Helen Phillips, a local woman who died from colon cancer in 2002.  It […]

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    Cancer Institute Welcomes Regula, Farrell, Belleman & Aquilina to Board of Directors

    Jackie Brozena, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, recently announced the appointments of John Regula, Timothy Farrell, M.D., Mindy Torbik-Belleman and Anthony Aquilina, D.O. to the Board of Directors. Mindy Torbik-Belleman MS, RN, is the Chief Nursing Officer at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Prior to this position, Mindy has worked […]

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     12th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Co-Chairs Named 

    Theodore Uroskie, MD and Q. Thomas Novinger, MD, MBA were recently named co-chairs for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 12th 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 […]

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    2015 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Team Captain Registration Now Open

    We invite you to be part of our 12th annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day on Thursday, March 26th by becoming a team captain. Online registration is NOW OPEN to become a C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Team Captain!  Click HERE to fill out the “Team Captain Registration” form or call  the Cancer Institute toll free […]

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    Scranton Area Community Foundation Cites NRCI’s Patient  Navigation Program For Community Impact

      The Board of Governors of the Scranton Area Community Foundation recently cited the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Program for its “significant and positive impact on our community” as part of the Foundation’s celebration of its 60th Anniversary. In addition to being honored at the community celebration held in the fall, the Northeast […]

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    Cancer Institute Names Community Relations Coordinator 

    Amanda Marchegiani, of Archbald, has joined the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute as the community relations coordinator.  She is responsible for increasing awareness and enhancing the image of the Cancer Institute and its programs and services among the medical communities. Amanda received her bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University in communications with a focus in […]

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    Cancer Institute Receives Donation in Honor of Former Coach/Educator

    Scranton High School students recently held a dress-down day in honor of former coach and educator Bill Tonkin, who died of cancer earlier this month (November). A member of the Scranton School District presented a check to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute for $7,300 at the organization’s recent Spirit of Hope Celebration held at Mohegan […]

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    Story of Survivorship: Rose Manbachi

    In March of 2012, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Malignant Melanoma.  I did not have the typical presentation of melanoma; my foot was swollen and I sought medical care.  Soon after, I went for an ultrasound which revealed enlarged lymph nodes.  Subsequent biopsies revealed metastatic melanoma. This all came as a surprise to me […]

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    Guest Bartenders Charity Fundraiser to Benefit NRCI

    Compassionate Care Hospice and Personal Home Health Care are finalizing plans for the Celebrity Bartenders Fundraiser, scheduled for Thursday, November 13th from 5pm to 8pm at Camelot Restaurant and Inn near Clarks Summit. The event costs $20 per person, which includes two drinks and appetizers.  Guest bartenders include Kurt Moran, MD and Robert Durkin, President of […]

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    Cancer Institute Volunteer to be Honored for Fundraising Project

    Leo Vergnetti of Scranton has been nominated and selected for the “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award” at this year’s Philanthropy Day Awards, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter. Mr. Vergnetti, along with several other award recipients in various categories, will be honored at a luncheon on November 21st, 2014 at the […]

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