Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • 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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  • 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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