Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Mick’s Barber Shop Raises $6,817 at Buzz Off Cancer 2017

    Mick’s Barber Shop in Honesdale recently hosted Buzz Off Cancer 2017, a biennial fundraiser created in 2011, that raised $6,817.44 to support The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Buzz Off Cancer 2017 promoted cancer awareness and encouraged individuals to collect pledges from friends and family in return for having their hair or beard buzzed off.  Mick’s […]

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  • Cancer Institute Names Chair for 25th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

    Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., has been named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 25th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing. As a cancer survivor himself, Dr. Scheinman is grateful for the opportunity to take on this role. Steven J. Scheinman, MD is president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, and EVP and chief […]

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  • Hideout Golf Tournament Benefits Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Hideout POA’s HDA committee held their annual golf tournament on Saturday, July 15, 2017 and raised over $2,700 to benefit The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The tournament consisted of over 70 golfers. Sponsors were recognized along the course and there were raffle baskets. Each year The Hideout POA’s HDA committee hosts a golf tournament […]

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  • Duryea at Dusk Raises $12,511 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Duryea at Dusk committee raised $12,511 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at their first 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 […]

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  •  Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Announces Certified Tumor Registrar  

    Darleen Small, of Milford, has joined the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).  She is responsible for identifying, abstracting, and following-up on all registry eligible cancer patients in accordance with standards set by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry. Darleen has been working in […]

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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania Awards $10,000 Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance (PCAA) of NEPA recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $10,000 grant. This generous investment and partnership with PCAA will help the Cancer Institute provide a multifaceted approach to Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer Education and Awareness. The Cancer Institute will have the resources to host a range […]

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

    Christopher A. Peters, M.D., Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently announced the appointment of Michele Churney, MSN, RN, and Edward Chabalowski to the Board of Directors. Michele Churney MSN, RN, is the Manager of Outpatient Services at Wayne Memorial Healthcare System. She is responsible for the operations and […]

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  • AllOne Foundation Awards $225,000 Multi-Year Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The AllOne Foundation awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $225,000 multi-year grant. This investment will ensure the continuous work of the Cancer Screening Navigation Program for underserved residents of northeastern Pennsylvania to facilitate colon, breast, and cervical cancer screenings, and to identify and assist with barriers to screening, diagnosis and treatment while establishing […]

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  • Wilkes University Business Students Sell Socks to Benefit Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Four Wilkes University Freshmen Business majors, sold cancer awareness socks for a business management course and raised $113 to benefit The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. As part of their integrated management course, students were tasked with formulating a business idea and a product. This year long course consisted of pitching multiple ideas and presentations. The […]

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  • Mick’s Barber Shop Hosts Buzz Off Cancer 2017

    Michele “Mick” Frigoletto, owner, of Mick’s Barber Shop will host the 4th biennial Buzz Off Cancer event on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Mick’s Barber Shop in Honesdale from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to have their hair, beard, or mustache buzzed. Buzzees are encouraged to raise donations to support […]

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