Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Eynon-Archbald Lions Club Supports the Cancer Institute

    Eynon-Archbald Lions Club Supports the Cancer Institute

    The Eynon-Archbald Lions Club recently made a $900 donation to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The funds were raised during the organization’s recent “Fun Walk” and donated in honor of a member of the club, Jerry Wasley. Pictured at the check presentation are (standing from left): Rich Guman, Ed Fairbrother, Patti Fairbrother, Karen Rapoch, Pam Savitski, […]

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  • “Buzz Off Cancer” Raises More than $6,000 for Cancer Institute

    “Buzz Off Cancer” Raises More than $6,000 for Cancer Institute

    Mick’s Barber Shop, Honesdale, recently hosted a unique event that raised over $6,000 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The event, called “Buzz Off Cancer,” promoted prostate cancer awareness and encouraged individuals to collect pledges from friends and family in return for having their hair or beard buzzed off. Students from Lakeside Elementary and Wallenpaupack Area Middle […]

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  • Candy's Place Hosts Cancer Survivor Artwork

    Candy’s Place Hosts Cancer Survivor Artwork

    The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place is currently hosting an art display entitled, “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph,” in the building’s gymnasium. The display, created by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, features replications of ceramic tiles that were painted by Luzerne County cancer survivors and caregivers through an art therapy project. Pictured with the display […]

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  • Health Survey in NEPA Marcellus Shale Region Planned

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to complete a community health survey in the Marcellus Shale region of Northeast Pennsylvania. The survey, which will be conducted by Cancer Institute researchers, will document the current health status of residents of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Pike, Sullivan, […]

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  • AseraCare Home Health Supports C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    AseraCare Home Health Supports C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    AseraCare Home Health in Clarks Summit sponsored the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 8th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day in March. C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is a dress down day where individuals wear special awareness t-shirts and pins to spread the word about the importance of following colorectal cancer screening guidelines. The organization […]

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  • AseraCare Hospice Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness

    AseraCare Hospice Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness

    AseraCare Hospice in Clarks Summit recently made a contribution to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 8th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day.  C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is a dress down day where individuals purchase and wear awareness t-shirts and pins to spread the word about colorectal cancer prevention and screening. The organization donated $1,000 to the cause, and […]

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  • 19th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration Hosted by Cancer Institute

    19th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration Hosted by Cancer Institute

    On June 4, 2011 the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute hosted the 19th Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration in conjunction with a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees baseball game. Approximately 500 cancer survivors and caregivers from throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania attended the event at PNC Field in Moosic, PA. Jill Evans Kryston and Michael Costello, Cancer Survivors Celebration Committee Co-Chairs, were […]

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  • World No Tobacco Day Event Held at Steamtown Mall

    World No Tobacco Day Event Held at Steamtown Mall

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, in conjunction with Tobacco Free Northeast PA, hosted 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. Locally, […]

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  • “Buzz Off Cancer” Fundraiser to Support Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Mick’s Barber Shop on Main Street in Honesdale will be the setting for a unique benefit to raise money for prostate cancer awareness. The event, called “Buzz Off Cancer” will take place on July 1st from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Participants will be asked to garner donation pledges of at least $20 from family […]

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  • Cancer Institute Hosts Student – Legislator Tobacco Discussion

    Cancer Institute Hosts Student – Legislator Tobacco Discussion

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, in conjunction with Tobacco Free Northeast PA, hosted a Student – Legislator Tobacco Discussion at the Dunmore Community Center on May 19th. Pennsylvania State Representatives Ken Smith and Kevin Murphy attended the event to discuss tobacco-related policies. Students from Scranton High School, West Scranton High School, Mid-Valley High School, and […]

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