Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Wilkes University Business Students Sell Socks to Benefit Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Four Wilkes University Freshmen Business majors, sold cancer awareness socks for a business management course and raised $113 to benefit The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. As part of their integrated management course, students were tasked with formulating a business idea and a product. This year long course consisted of pitching multiple ideas and presentations. The […]

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  • Mick’s Barber Shop Hosts Buzz Off Cancer 2017

    Michele “Mick” Frigoletto, owner, of Mick’s Barber Shop will host the 4th biennial Buzz Off Cancer event on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Mick’s Barber Shop in Honesdale from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to have their hair, beard, or mustache buzzed. Buzzees are encouraged to raise donations to support […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Recognizes One Point

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently recognized One Point, Inc. for their contributions to the Cancer Institute’s annual colon cancer awareness campaign, C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is an awareness campaign about the importance of early detection and screening for colon cancer. In addition to the awareness, participants dress […]

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  • Save the Dates: Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing

    Cancer Survivors Day-Honoring, Remembering, Sharing is an annual  dual-location event held in honor of all of the people from northeast Pennsylvania who are affected by a cancer diagnosis.  Each year members of the Family of Survivors – which include cancer survivors, their families and friends, as well as caregivers and healthcare professionals – attend this meaningful […]

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  • Thank You for Supporting NRCI for NEPA Match Day

     Thank you to all of our donors and supporters who contributed to NEPA Match Day. NEPA Match Day is an initiative of the Scranton Area Community Foundation. They helped 25 local nonprofits and matched up to the first $1,000 for each member of the NEPA Match Day collective. NRCI is grateful for your continuous support […]

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  • Save the Date: Firkin Friday at Cooper’s Seafood House June 30th

    Join NRCI for Firkin Friday at Cooper’s Seafood House in Scranton on Friday, June 30th at 5:00 p.m. Cooper’s will tap a firkin- which is a small keg with a specialty beer for $6 per glass. In addition to the firkin, there will be basket raffles and a 50/50 raffle. It’s the perfect way to […]

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  • Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival Set for June 3rd

    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 includingincluding food, games, basket raffles, local business vendors and a deejay. Through personal […]

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  • 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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