Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Story of Survivorship: CASUAL Day Spokesperson, Robert Ventura

    In January 2013, Robert Ventura set up an appointment with his doctor because of his inguinal hernia. His primary care physician referred him to a surgeon but first asked him when was the last time he received a colonoscopy. He had never gotten one. He was 60 years old at the time. An appointment was […]

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  • Spirit of Hope Celebration Raises Over $54,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute board of ambassadors and associate board of ambassadors met in mid- January at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport for a wrap-up meeting of the 2015 Spirit of Hope Celebration. The Ambassadors presented the Cancer Institute with a $54,342 check from this past year’s event. The Board of Ambassadors, a group of […]

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  •  C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Kick-Off Set for February 23rd

     The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will host a kick-off celebration for the 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day on February 23, 2016 at Cusamano’s in Old Forge. This event serves as the official start to preparations for our colorectal cancer campaign that culminates with a dress down day that will […]

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  • Mohegan Sun Pocono Hosts Breast Cancer Fundraiser to Support Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    Mohegan Sun Pocono committed to helping support breast cancer awareness by hosting a fundraiser for their employees through the month of October.  Nearly 300 employees participated in the fundraiser by purchasing a pink Mohegan Sun Pocono breast cancer shirt that could be worn on Mondays and Fridays in October. The fundraiser totaled $1,114. 80 and […]

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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania  Awards $7,500 Grant to The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

    The Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance (PCAA) of NEPA recently awarded the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute with a $7,500 grant. This generous investment and partnership with PCAA will provide the Cancer Institute with the resources to host a range of prostate cancer education and awareness activities throughout the 2016 calendar year. About Prostate Cancer Awareness Alliance […]

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  • Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team Raises $800 at “Kicking for a Cause” Game

    The Mid Valley High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team hosted their inaugural “Kicking for a Cause” soccer game fundraiser in mid-October. This fundraiser raised $800 for the Judi H Rock On 5 event that benefits the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The fundraiser included the Mid Valley Boys Varsity Soccer Team playing against Riverside High School’s […]

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  • 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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