Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • CASUAL Day 2018 T-Shirt Color Revealed

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 15th annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day will help raise awareness for colorectal cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania and teach individuals the importance of screening and early detection.  C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is Thursday, March 29, 2018. The t-shirt color will be Indigo Blue. This was decided by an […]

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  • Board of Ambassadors Finalize Spirit of Hope Celebration for November 3rd  

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its sixth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 7:00pm to 10:30pm at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, live music by Paul LaBelle and The […]

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  • Erie Insurance Golf Tournament Benefits Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Erie Insurance Charity Challenge took place on July 17, 2017 at Bellewood Golf & Country Club in Pottstown, PA.  The Paciotti Insurance Agency Inc. foursome raised $1,580 to benefit the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Golfers sponsored by Paciotti Insurance Agency Inc. included Brian Paciotti agency owner and Attorneys Anthony Piazza Jr, Tony Piazza and […]

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  • 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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  • 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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