Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • World No Tobacco Day Event to be Held at Steamtown Mall

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, in conjunction with Tobacco Free Northeast PA, will host a World No Tobacco Day Awareness Event on May 31st at the Steamtown Mall in Scranton. World No Tobacco Day is a national event that occurs annually to alert the world about the impact of tobacco use on youth and adults. […]

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  • Sun Safety Presentation at Day Nursery Association

    Sun Safety Presentation at Day Nursery Association

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute intern, Stacey Legg (bottom left corner of the photo), recently gave a presentation on sun safety to a group of young children at the Day Nursery Association. Stacey, a senior at the University of Scranton, talked to the children about how to avoid sunburn and held a relay race in which […]

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  • We Need Your Help – Contact Your State Legislators

    Dear Friends, I want to ask you on behalf of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institue to contact your State Legislators to let them know how important the services that this organization provides are to you and your family. In his proposed 2011-12 Executive Budget, Governor Tom Corbett eliminated funding for the Department of Health – […]

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  • Holy Cross Student Raises More Than $1,100 for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Holy Cross Student Raises More Than $1,100 for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Celia Herron, a junior at Holy Cross High School in Dunmore, recently raised more than $1,100 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. To raise the funds, Celia sold C.A.S.U.A.L. Day shirts and also organized a dress down day for the entire school. Shown above with […]

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  • 5th Annual Nancy McCormick Memorial Volleyball Tournament

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is proud to announce that we will once again be recipient of part of the proceeds for the 5th Annual Nancy McCormick Memorial Volleyball Tournament. The event will be held on May 28th at 9 AM at Dunmore HIgh School. This tournament was set up to honor the memory of […]

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  • Guest Bartender Night to Raise Funds for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Guest Bartender Night to Raise Funds for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will host a guest bartender celebration at Kildare’s in Scranton on March 31st. The celebration, which is open to the public, will wrap up the organization’s annual colorectal cancer awareness campaign, C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. The event will take place from 5 p.m. – 8 […]

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  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Partner with Cancer Institute to Host “Blue Out”

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will host a “Blue Out” for colorectal cancer awareness at the March 20th home game versus Charlotte. In addition to encouraging fans to wear blue (the color of colorectal cancer awareness) that day, the Penguins will also donate a portion of the […]

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  • All Invited to CASUAL Day Guest Bartender Night at Kildare’s

    On March 31st, the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will host a guest bartender night at Kildare’s in Scranton as a grande finale to the annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colorectal cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. The public is invited to attend this event, which will run from 5-8 p.m., and feature multiple guest bartenders serving drinks […]

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  • Lisa Molinari

    Cancer Institute Announces Promotion, New Hires

    Cancer Institute Announces Promotion, New Hires The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently announced the promotion of Jane Oswald and the additions of Lisa Molinari, Stacey Velez, and Cindy Shoemaker to the staff. Oswald of Scranton, formerly the Tobacco Outreach Coordinator at the Cancer Institute, is now in the position of Cancer Patient Navigator. In her […]

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  • 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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