Latest News from the Cancer Institute

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

    Angela Ceccarelli, a lobular carcinoma survivor, recently partnered with the Cancer Institute to create the design for the organization’s annual holiday card. Each year, the Cancer Institute invites a local cancer survivor to submit artwork for the cover of a holiday card sent to over 700 individuals and organizations. Angela Ceccarelli has been a photographer […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Names Chair for 15th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Mary Erwine RN, MSN was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 15th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Mary Erwine RN, MSN, of Shavertown, is Founder and President of Erwine Home Health and Hospice in Kingston. She received a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Misericordia University and […]

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  • Scranton High School Varsity Football Cheerleaders Fundraiser Benefits Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Scranton High School Varsity Football Cheerleaders hosted a t-shirt fundraiser in late October that raised $500 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The funds raised will help the Cancer Institute further its mission of easing the burden of cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania.    

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  • 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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