Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Thank You for Making Our 25th Anniversary Year Special

    Our President, Karen M. Saunders, took some time to thank everyone who helped making our 25th Anniversary Year a year to remember. View our thank you video here. We are looking forward to working with the community this year too. Thank you for supporting NRCI.

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  • Gateway and East Mountain Apartments Raises $1,513 to Support Cancer Navigation Screening Program

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is extremely grateful to the residents of Gateway and East Mountain Apartments for their generous donation.  The donation provided will help fund the Cancer Navigation Screening Program which assists individuals with limited resources receive potentially life-saving screenings for breast, cervical, and colon cancer. The Cancer Institute is a community based […]

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  • Judi H Rock On 6 Raises $16,511 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the Judi H Rock On 6 planning committee raised $16,511 (gross) from this year’s event. The dance party/fundraiser was held October 1, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Center. The Judi H planning committee is made up of a group of friends and family of Judi Hartridge from […]

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  • Cancer Institute Releases Latest Local Cancer Surveillance Report

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local community-based nonprofit organization, has released the latest “Cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Incidence and Mortality for Common Cancers” surveillance report.  The report is available at here. This unique, locally focused report was compiled by Cancer Institute Medical Director, Samuel Lesko, MD, MPH, and Surveillance Coordinator, Karen Ryczak, RN. The […]

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  • The 2017 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day T-Shirt Color Is…

      Thank you for being part of the first ever online t-shirt vote for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day 2017. We appreciate your thoughts and input as our sponsors and team captains are the driving force behind this fundraiser and awareness campaign. The votes are in and the 2017 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day t-shirt color will be Forest Green. Save […]

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  • You Will Decide the T-Shirt Color for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day 2017

    For the first time in C.A.S.U.A.L. Day history, you have the power to determine the t-shirt color through an online vote! Your votes will decide the 2017 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day t-shirt color. This is a popular vote. Vote for your favorite t-shirt color today. VOTE HERE. You may be able to vote multiple times. Voting will end […]

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  • Judi H Rock On 6 This Saturday, October 1st

     Judi H Rock On 6 will take place, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Mary’s Center from 6-11PM. Judi H Rock On 6, a dance party and raffle will feature live music from three legendary bands on one stage – Paul LaBelle and the Exact Change, Old Friends, The Gene Dempsey Orchestra, along with singer/songwriters Janice Gambo Chesna. Old Friends will be honored at the event as […]

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  • Cancer Institute Names Co-Chairs for 24th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

     Q. Thomas Novinger, MD, MBA, and his wife, Lorraine Novinger MS, PA-C have been named co-chairs for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 24th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing. Q. Thomas Novinger, MD, MBA, of Mountain Top, was the former senior medical director at Blue Cross of NEPA and prior to that was a […]

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  •  Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Announces Staff Promotions

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s President, Karen Saunders, recently announced several staffing changes across the organization approved by the Board of Directors. Ms. Laura Toole, LCSW, of Scranton, was recently promoted to Vice President of Community and Patient Services. Prior to this role, she was the Director of Community and Patient Services. In her new role, she will continue […]

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  • Save the Dates for Upcoming Events

      Saturday, September 10, 2016 – Kirby Park from 10AM to 12PM Saturday, September 24, 2016 – McDade Park from 10AM to 12PM This annual dual-location free event is held in honor of all of the people from northeast Pennsylvania who are affected by a cancer diagnosis. The event features the “Circle of Survivors,” an activity during which […]

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