Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Cancer Institute Welcomes Ramey to Board of Directors

    Cancer Institute Welcomes Ramey to Board of Directors

    W. Scott Lynett, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, announces the recent appointment of J. Robert Ramey, MD of Clarks Summit to the Board of Directors. Dr. Ramey has practiced urology at Delta Medix PC in Scranton since 2007 and is a member of the American Urological Association. He […]

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    Cancer Institute Programs Supported by Pink Night

    Two local high school girls’ basketball teams are once again partnering to help raise awareness of breast cancer. The Scranton Preparatory School Classics and Abington Heights Lady Comets will face off on January 28,2011 for the third annual “Pink Night.” This year’s contest will take place at the Abington Heights High School gymnasium with the […]

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  • Universal Printing Company Partners with Cancer Institute for Special Holiday Card

    Universal Printing Company Partners with Cancer Institute for Special Holiday Card

    Universal Printing Company partnered with the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to produce a special Holiday greeting card. The card features festive artwork by local cancer survivor, Lisa A. Cutri-Mazur, and was sent out to hundreds of Cancer Institute partners throughout the Holiday Season. In gratitude for their generous support, the Cancer Institute recently presented Universal […]

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  • Friends, Family Rock On in Memory of Local Breast Cancer Victim

    Friends and family of a woman from Dunmore who lost her battle with cancer in 2007 have banded together to plan a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in her memory. The Judi H. Rock On Memorial Fund is raffling off a one-of-a-kind pink guitar nicknamed, “The Pink Lady.” The guitar was donated and signed by renowned guitar maker […]

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  • St. Mary of Mount Carmel Students Support Colon Cancer Awareness

    St. Mary of Mount Carmel Students Support Colon Cancer Awareness

    Members of the National Junior Honor Society at St. Mary of Mount Carmel School in Dunmore recently painted and sold Christmas ornaments to raise money to support colon cancer awareness. The thirteen eighth-grade students were able to donate a grand total of $770 to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local nonprofit organization working to […]

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  • Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to Cancer Institute

    Wayne County Community Foundation Awards Grant to Cancer Institute

    The Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local nonprofit organization seeking to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The grant will help cover transportation costs for individuals involved in the Cancer Institute Community Based Cancer Patient Navigation program. Benefitting local low income […]

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  • Patterson Dental Employees Support Cancer Institute

    Patterson Dental Employees Support Cancer Institute

    Employees of Patterson Dental in Pittston recently made a contribution of over $1,800 to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The funds were raised by the group through a variety of activities, including a bake sale, dress down day, and weight loss challenge. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local nonprofit organization seeking to ease […]

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  • President Bob Durkin Featured for Commitment to Cancer Institute

    Bob Durkin, President of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, was recently featured in a Happenings Magazine Article honoring local men involved with nonprofit organizations. The article, entitled “Ties that Bind,” showcased eleven men from Northeast Pennsylvania who are involved with nonprofit organizations and pictured them wearing their favorite neckties. Connected with the article is an […]

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  • Cancer Institute Debuts Display of Local Cancer Survivor Art

    Cancer Institute Debuts Display of Local Cancer Survivor Art

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently unveiled a display of artwork created by Luzerne County cancer survivors and their loved ones at “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph” a community gathering held at John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitation in Wilkes-Barre..The event featured inspirational and poignant stories shared by local survivors. Pictured above, Allison Roth and Lindsay […]

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  • Rebecca Barrett-Pink Tea

    More than 65 Area Women Gather for Pink Tea

    More than 65 area women gathered at The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place, on October 24, 2010 to attend a “pink tea.” With many guests dressed in their best pink attire, the group enjoyed tea, sandwiches, and desserts while learning about breast cancer risk factors and screening recommendations from the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. […]

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