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 Institute…

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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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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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