Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Spirit of Hope Tickets Now Available

      Purchase your tickets for the 2019 Spirit of Hope Celebration now! Friday, November 8 Spirit of Hope Celebration 2019 Tribute to Courage Honoree: Ryan Robeson Mohegan Sun Pocono 7-10:30 PM $100 ticket per person.

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  • Spirit of Hope Celebration Raises $54,269 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Spirit of Hope Celebration Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board of Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $54,269 check from their 2018 Spirit of Hope event. The Board of Ambassadors, a group of community volunteers, hosted the seventh annual Spirit of Hope Celebration in November 2018 at Mohegan Sun Pocono. More than 350 people were […]

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  • Board of Ambassadors Announce 2019 Tribute to Courage Honoree

      (SCRANTON, PA) – The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board announce the 2019 Tribute to Courage Honoree, Firefighter Ryan Robeson.  Ryan is the son of the late Scranton Fire Captain James and Linda Robeson.  Upon the passing of his father Ryan began traveling the country successfully participating in intense […]

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  •  Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Announces Staff Promotion

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s President, Karen Saunders, recently announced a staff promotion of Ms. Ann Crisanti, from Fiscal Director to Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Ann Crisanti, of Dickson City, was the Fiscal Director prior to her new role as Chief Financial Officer.  She has the primary responsibility for managing the organization’s finances, including financial planning, management […]

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  • Mick’s Barber Shop Raises $10,832 at Mick’s Buzz Off For Cancer 2019

    On Saturday, June 29, 2019 the 5th Biennial Mick’s Buzz Off For Cancer was held at Mick’s Barber Shop at 511 Main Street, Honesdale PA raising $10,832 to support The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Mick’s Buzz Off For Cancer 2019 promoted cancer awareness and encouraged members of the community to ask family and friends to […]

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  • Duryea at Dusk Raises $10,750 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Duryea at Dusk committee raised $10,750 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at their third Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival held in early June in Duryea. 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. Proceeds from this event […]

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  • Cancer Institute Names Chair for 27th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

    Travis Davis,NHA,MHA, has been named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 27th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing. Travis Davis, MHA, NHA is the Administrator of Transitional Rehab at Allied Services Integrated Health System. Previous to his current role, Travis was involved with the implementation and expansion of hospice services, in development of a community-based palliative care […]

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  • Meet Holly Carron – CASUAL Day Chair 2019

    The 16th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. ( Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives ) Day took place on Thursday, March 28th across northeast PA. This awareness campaign started when siblings, Michael Moran and Maura Phillips Staback’s mother, Helen Phillips was diagnosed with late stage colon cancer and passed away five and a half months after her […]

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  • A Story of Collaboration- Duryea at Dusk

    Through personal experience with a family member battling cancer, Duryea native sisters, Katie Brudzinski and Allison Brudzinski wanted to be part of something bigger that would involve their entire community and support those who are or have been affected by cancer. Allison came up with the idea for the name Duryea at Dusk. It incorporates […]

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  • Cancer Institute Welcomes New Board Chair

    When Susan Shoemaker was first approached to join the sponsorship committee for the Cancer Institute’s Cancer Survivors Day, her thoughts turned to her grandmother. Mary Adams raised Susan’s father, Jack, and her four other children virtually on her own after losing her husband at a young age. Mary was robbed of what should have been […]

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