Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Names Chair for 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    Theodore Uroskie, MD was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Theodore Uroskie, MD, of Clarks Green, is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist. He has volunteered for the local Disaster Action of the Red Cross, Disaster Health Service of the Red Cross, and national […]

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  • NRCI’s Community Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program Reaches Screening Milestone

    In 2010, the need to provide assistance to the low income population of the region led the Cancer Institute to launch the Community Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program. Many navigation programs begin at diagnosis and work within one health system but the Cancer Institute’s program begins with screening and is a community based program operating […]

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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Welcomes Ronald Beer & Dr. Gerald Maloney to Board of Directors

    Jackie Brozena, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, recently announced the appointments of Ronald R. Beer, MHA, FACHE and Gerald V. Maloney, DO, FACP to the Board of Directors. Ronald R. Beer, MHA, FACHE, is the Chief Administrative Officer for Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) and its Geisinger South […]

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  • Oktoberfest Fundraiser Raises $3,855 In Honor of Patricia Musti

    Community member, Geoff Musti and his family and friends hosted an Oktoberfest fundraiser on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Morgan’z Pub and Eatery located at 315 Green Ridge St, Scranton. The event included a variety of fall beers, food, raffle baskets and a 50/50 raffle. Geoff and his committee raised $3,855 that will support the […]

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  • Judi H Rock On 5 Raises $20,465 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the Judi H Rock On 5 planning committee raised $20,465 (gross) from this year’s event. The dance party/fundraiser was held September 27, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Center. The Judi H planning committee is made up of a group of friends and family of a woman from […]

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  • Spirit of Hope Celebration Set for November 6th  

      The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its fourth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 6, 2014 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, food stations, desserts, music and a live and silent auction. Tickets are […]

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  • CASUAL Day Committee Plans Cast Your Color Vote Event

    The CASUAL (Colon cancer Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day planning committee is finalizing plans to host a Cast Your Color Vote for CASUAL Day 2016 event on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Moosic. Attendees will be able to cast their color vote to decide the […]

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  • Oktoberfest Fundraiser Set for September 26th Honors Patricia Musti

    Community member, Geoff Musti and his family and friends are finalizing plans for an Oktoberfest fundraiser on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Morgan’z Pub and Eatery located at 315 Green Ridge St, Scranton. The event costs $10 per person, which includes a variety of fall beers. The fundraiser will […]

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  • Montage Mountain Supports Spirit of Hope Celebration

    Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton recently contributed its proceeds from the up sell of a ski and water park pass to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The money raised, $5,418, from these efforts will benefit the Cancer Institute’s upcoming Spirit of Hope Celebration. The annual Spirit of Hope Celebration is hosted by a group of […]

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  • Judi H Rock On 5 Committee Finalizes September 27th Fundraiser

    Friends and family of a woman from Dunmore who lost her battle with cancer are planning their fifth annual fundraiser, Judi H Rock On 5, to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute in her memory.  Judi Hartridge was a vibrant and giving nurse, who passed away after a year-long battle with cancer in December 2007. To […]

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