Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Living Pink Ribbon of Hope

    Please consider joining the membership of The Abington Heights Civic League, Inc. as they join hands to form the second annual “Living Pink Ribbon of Hope” in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Cheryl Kaiser of Kaiser Fine Photography will photograph the living ribbon, and awareness posters including the photograph will be distributed throughout the […]

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  • Health Survey in NEPA Marcellus Shale Region Beginning

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local nonprofit organization, will be mailing questionnaires to 500 randomly selected local residents in the coming weeks as part of a community health survey in the Marcellus Shale region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The survey seeks to document the current health status of residents of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Pike, […]

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  • Scranton Business and Professional Women to Host Ovarian Cancer Education Program

    Scranton Business and Professional Women to Host Ovarian Cancer Education Program

    The Scranton Business and Professional Women’s group will recognize Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month by hosting a related cancer education program at their monthly dinner on September 28, 2011. The dinner will take place at 6 p.m. at the Radisson’s Station Ballroom. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will present a short educational program entitled, “Listen to the […]

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  • Snö Cove to Host Fundraiser for Judi H. Rock On Memorial Fund

    Snö Cove to Host Fundraiser for Judi H. Rock On Memorial Fund

    Snö CoveWater Park, Scranton, will host a fundraiser to support the Judi H. Rock On Memorial Fund on September 3rd, 2011. The park has agreed to donate 25% of gate sales for the day to the Fund, which is in memory of Judi A. Perry Hartridge (picture above), a woman from Dunmore who lost her […]

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  • Crisanti, of Dickson City, has filled the position of Fiscal Director.

    Cancer Institute Announces New Hires

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently announced the additions of Ann Crisanti, Michelle Jones, Stacey Kiss, and Jane Mizerak to the organization’s staff. Crisanti, of Dickson City, has filled the position of Fiscal Director. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Scranton. Prior to joining the Cancer Institute, Crisanti had accumulated […]

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  • Ethical Health Care Decision-Making Seminar

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is glad to be working in conjunction with VNA Hospice & Home Health of Lackawanna County, Community Medical Center, Northeast PA Hospice, Moses Taylor Hospital, Marywood University, and PSNA District #4 to host the 8th Annual Resources for Ethical Health Care Decision-Making Seminar on October 18, 2011 from 8 a.m. […]

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  • Cancer Survivor Artwork Hosted by Maternal & Family Health Services

    Cancer Survivor Artwork Hosted by Maternal & Family Health Services

    Maternal & Family Health Services, in conjunction with Humford Equities/Realty, is currently hosting an art display entitled, “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph,” in the lobby of 15 Public Square in Wilkes-Barre. The display was created by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and features replications of ceramic tiles that were painted by Luzerne County cancer survivors […]

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  • Public Invited to Attend “Alice in Wonderland” Pink Tea

    Public Invited to Attend “Alice in Wonderland” Pink Tea

    Women of all ages are invited to attend the Wyoming County Cancer Partnership Third Annual Pink Tea on Saturday, October 8th at the Keystone College Hibbard Campus Center. The theme for this year’s tea is “Alice in Wonderland” and related characters will be in attendance to interact with guests. The Tea will take place from […]

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  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to be held September 10th

    Komen Northeastern Pennsylvania Race for the Cure September 10, 2011 Scranton, PA All funds from the Komen NEPA Race for the Cure go toward local community breast health and breast cancer education, screening and treatment grants. Visit www.komennepa.org for more information or to register.

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  • Cancer Institute to Host Event Marking its 20th Anniversary

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local community-based nonprofit, will mark its 20th Anniversary during a community celebration to be held on September 15, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. The planning committee for the event, co-chaired by Susan Belin, Dr. Harmar Brereton, Sue Kluger, and Thomas Pugh, has chosen the celebration theme to be, “Easing the Burden […]

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