Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Pictured are members of the Pink Tea Planning Committee, from left to right: Patricia Lawless, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Denise Fried, Nicole Farber, Marjorie Hoffman and Dawn Brady, all from the Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place.

    Pink Tea Event in Forty-Fort Highlights Breast Cancer Education

    The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place will transform into an elegant pink tea room on Sunday, October 24, 2010 from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. as it plays host to an event combining a tea party and breast cancer education. The October Pink Tea will feature a lovely afternoon of light refreshments, graceful décor, […]

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  • Presenting a recognition plaque from left to right are: Bob Durkin, President, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Christine Zavaskas, Community Relations Coordinator, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute; Natalie Gelb Solfanelli, Committee Co-Chair, 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration; Robert Soper, President & CEO, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs; Tina Orner, Committee Member, 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration.

    Cancer Institute Recognizes Mohegan Sun for Support of Cancer Survivors

    Cancer Institute Recognizes Mohegan Sun for Support of Cancer Survivors The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently recognized Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for the organization’s generous contribution to the 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration. The event, which was hosted by the Cancer Institute in June, provided a free day of food, fun, and support at […]

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  • Public Invited to Attend “A Victorian Pink Tea”

    The historic Prince Hotel in Tunkhannock, PA will be the setting for “A Victorian Pink Tea” on Saturday, October 16th. Women of all ages are invited to enjoy this delightful event, which will combine the elegance of a tea party with a dynamic breast health presentation by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The Tea will […]

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  • Remember, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

    Free Breast Cancer Awareness Program Available to Community

    The Cancer Institute is now offering a free 15 minute program entitled “Breast Cancer: What I Need to Know” to interested service clubs, religious groups, and other organizations. The program, which is offered with support from The Blue Ribbon Foundation, is designed for women of all ages and includes free breast health information and resources. […]

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  • Peter Danchak

    Cancer Institute Welcomes New Board Members

    Mary Erwine, RN, MSN, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, announces the recent appointment of Peter J. Danchak, Steven L. Henderson, and Robert Lamson to the Board of Directors. Peter J. Danchak is the regional president of the Northeast Pennsylvania region of PNC Bank. He received his bachelor’s degree […]

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  • Leila Comerford Raises Funds for the Cancer Institute

    North Pocono High School Student Raises Funds for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Leila Comerford, a student at North Pocono High School, recently donated $733 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Ms. Comerford wrote and directed a play called, Tweed Caps For Silk Dresses that was presented at North Pocono High School on Friday, April 30, 2010 and Saturday, May 1, 2010. All of the admission proceeds […]

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  • AseraCare Hospice Supports C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    AseraCare Hospice Supports C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    AseraCare Hospice recently made a $1,000 contribution to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute in support of C.A.S.U.A.L. Day. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is a dress down day hosted by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute in March to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. Participants dress C.A.S.U.A.L. by wearing an event shirt or pin and spread the word about […]

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  • Join us for the 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration

    Join us for the 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration

    Northeastern Pennsylvania residents who have been touched by cancer are invited to attend the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 18th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration on Sunday, June 13th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre. This regional event is free of charge and open to the Family of Survivors – […]

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  • Lackawanna Trail High School Student Raises Awareness for Colorectal Cancer

    Chelsea Cucura, a junior at Lackawanna Trail Jr./Sr. High School, recently raised awareness about colorectal cancer as part of her senior project. Chelsea collected $1,630 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, a dress down day where participants are encouraged to wear event shirts and pins to remind individuals about the importance of […]

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  • Dress C.A.S.U.A.L. For A Good Cause

    On Thursday, March 25, 2010 you can raise awareness for colorectal cancer by dressing C.A.S.U.A.L. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will host the 7th annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day SM, an event in memory of Helen Phillips, a courageous woman who fought a battle against colon cancer and died in […]

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