Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • 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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  • 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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