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  • 2nd Annual "Pink Night" raises $7,200 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    2nd Annual “Pink Night” raises $7,200 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The second annual “Pink Night” basketball game between The Scranton Preparatory School Classics and Abington Heights Lady Comets raised $7,200 to benefit the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. All proceeds from this year’s “Pink Night” will support the Smart Girls, Wise Women initiative. This multi-generational program will focus on educating girls 12-16 along with their female […]

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  • Employees of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. Make Contribution to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Employees of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. Make Contribution to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The employees of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic Inc. and the Dunmore Regional Office recently made a $100 contribution to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Each year employees of Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. select a charitable organization to make a yearly contribution. This year the employees chose the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute in honor of […]

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  • “Hoops for Hope” to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Education

    “Hoops for Hope” to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Education

    Two local high school girls’ basketball teams are putting aside their on-the-court rivalry to help raise awareness of breast cancer. The Scranton Preparatory School Classics and Abington Heights Lady Comets will meet on the Scranton Prep Saint Francis Xavier Center court on February 4, 2010 for the second annual “Pink Night.” The theme of this […]

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  • Cancer Institute Thanks Holiday Card Artist

    Cancer Institute Thanks Holiday Card Artist

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute presented a special acknowledgment poster to Heidi Cook, a melanoma cancer survivor and local photographer whose artwork was featured on this year’s Cancer Institute Holiday Card.

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  • Holiday Note Cards on Display at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

    Holiday Note Cards on Display at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute volunteers (left to right) Ruth Ann Flynn and Jean Oprendick sold Holiday Note Cards at member hospital, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in Wilkes-Barre. Each Holiday Note Card Package contains a collection of 12 blank holiday note cards and envelopes featuring a festive winter scene created by a local cancer survivor or caregiver. […]

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  • Cancer Surveillance and Risk Factors Study Summary

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Cancer Surveillance and Risk Factors Study Summary 2001 – 2005 The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute aims to ease the burden of cancer in northeast Pennsylvania. By looking at local cancer data in the six county area defined as NEPA, which includes Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties, the Cancer […]

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  • Breast Cancer Program Targeted to Women over 60

    Breast Cancer Program Targeted to Women over 60

    The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute a $50,000 grant to help fund Increasing Breast Cancer Screening Compliance, an education program to encourage women over 60 to follow recommended breast cancer screening standards.  Free education programs are being offered throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Holiday Note Cards Available to Order

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute has available Holiday Note Cards featuring artwork from local cancer survivors or caregivers.   Each Holiday Note Card Package contains a collection of 12 blank holiday note cards and envelopes featuring a festive winter scene.  A donation of $15.00 is requested for your Holiday Note Card Package and will benefit the […]

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  • It’s All in the Game! Events Promises Fun, Benefits Cancer Institute

    It’s All in the Game! Events Promises Fun, Benefits Cancer Institute

    Looking for a fun outing with friends, co-workers and family? It’s all in the Game!, an evening of fun and games to benefit the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, is just the event! It’s all in the Game! is set for Thursday, October 22, 2009 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mohegan Sun at Pocono […]

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