Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • 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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  • Duryea at Dusk Set for June 2, 2018

    Duryea at Dusk will hold its second twilight 5k and fun walk on June 2, 2018 at the Community Park on Stephenson Street. It will offer lots of family fun at the festival for the whole family The event runs from 5-9PM. To sign up for the 5k or walk, for information and/or to donate visit […]

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  • NEPA Highmark Walk For A Healthy Community

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is participating in the NEPA Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community presented by Highmark on June 16th at PNC Field. The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is a fundraiser that benefits local health and human services, such as the Cancer Institute. Highmark underwrites the cost of the walk so that 100 percent […]

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  • NEPA Match Day 2018: Double Your Donation

      NEPA Match Day is an initiative through the Scranton Area Community Foundation. In 2017, the NEPA Match Day collective raised $141,000 for the day. NEPA Match helps 25 local nonprofits double their donations between now and May 4, 2018. The Cancer Institute is delighted to be a part of the collective for the second time. You […]

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  • Cancer Institute Releases Latest Local Cancer Surveillance Report

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a community-based nonprofit organization, is pleased to announce the release of “Cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Incidence and Mortality for Common Cancers” available  here. This unique, locally focused report was compiled by Cancer Institute Surveillance Coordinator, Karen Ryczak, RN and Medical Director, Samuel Lesko, MD, MPH. The report documents that both […]

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  • Cancer Institute Announces New 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 Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., Patrick McMahon, Travis Davis, MHA, NHA and William P. Conaboy to the Board of Directors. Attorney William P. Conaboy, is the President/CEO of Allied Services Integrated Health System. He started […]

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  • Cancer Institute Is Part of NEPA Match Day 2018

    NEPA Match Day is an initiative through the Scranton Area Community Foundation. In 2017, the NEPA Match Day collective raised $141,000 for the day. NEPA Match helps 25 local nonprofits double their donations between now and May 4, 2018. The Cancer Institute is delighted to be a part of the collective for the second time. Stay tuned […]

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