Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • 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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  •  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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