Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Mammothon Committee Raised $1,100 to Support NRCI

    The Wilkes-Barre General Hospital’s Mammothon Committee raised $1,100 through doughnut and pizza sales. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute received the proceeds from the sales.    

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  • Support NRCI and the Entire NEPA Match Day Collective on May 5th

    NEPA Match Day is a few short weeks away. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is part of the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s NEPA Match Day Collective. NEPA Match Day will be held Friday, May 5, 2017. The Scranton Area Community Foundation is providing a dollar for dollar match for the first $1,000 raised by EACH member […]

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  • Save the Date: Buzz Off Cancer 2017

    The 4th Biennial Buzz Off Cancer hosted by Mick’s Barber Shop will take place on Saturday, June 24th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Buzzees must raise a minimum of $30 to get their head buzzed and receive their free t-shirt. In addition to the buzzing of heads, beards, mustaches and undercut designs, there will […]

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  • Save the Date: Duryea at Dusk 5K & Festival

    The Duryea at Dusk committee has set their first Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival for Saturday, June 3, 2017 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 and a deejay. Click here to register […]

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  • NEPA Match Day is Friday, May 5th

    NEPA Match Day is right around the corner. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is part of the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s NEPA Match Day Collective. NEPA Match Day will be held Friday, May 5, 2017. The Scranton Area Community Foundation is providing a dollar for dollar match for the first $1,000 raised by EACH member of […]

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  • Double Your Donation to Local Nonprofits on NEPA Match Day

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is part of the Scranton Area Community Foundation’s NEPA Match Day Collective. NEPA Match Day will be held Friday, May 5, 2017. The Scranton Area Community Foundation is providing a dollar for dollar match for the first $1,000 raised by EACH member of the NEPA Match Day collective! Check out the […]

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  • Spirit of Hope Celebration Raises Over $67,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met in early February at Montage Mountain for a wrap-up meeting of the 2016 Spirit of Hope Celebration. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $67,205 check. The Board of Ambassadors, a group of community volunteers, hosted the fifth annual Spirit […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Names Chair for 14th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

     Timothy J. Farrell, MD was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 14th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Timothy J. Farrell, MD, of Clarks Summit, is a surgeon for Geisinger Community Medical Center. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and completed his […]

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  • Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team Raises $1,100 at “Kicking for a Cause” Game

    The Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team hosted their second annual “Kicking for a Cause” soccer game fundraiser in mid-October. This event raised $1,100 for the Judi H Rock On 6 event that benefits the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The fundraiser included the Mid Valley Boys Varsity Soccer Team playing against Old Forge […]

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  • Cancer Institute Showcases Local Breast Cancer Survivor’s Photograph on Holiday Card

    Sandi Korshnak, a four year breast cancer survivor from Moscow, recently partnered with the Cancer Institute to create the design for the organization’s annual holiday card. The photograph was taken in Roaring Brook Township. Each year, the Cancer Institute invites a local cancer survivor to submit artwork for the cover of a holiday card sent […]

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