“Buzz Off Cancer” Raises More than $6,000 for Cancer Institute

Mick’s Barber Shop, Honesdale, recently hosted a unique event that raised over $6,000 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The event, called “Buzz Off Cancer,” promoted prostate cancer awareness and encouraged individuals to collect pledges from friends and family in return for having their hair or beard buzzed off. Students from Lakeside Elementary and Wallenpaupack Area Middle…

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Candy's Place Hosts Cancer Survivor Artwork

The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place is currently hosting an art display entitled, “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph,” in the building’s gymnasium. The display, created by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, features replications of ceramic tiles that were painted by Luzerne County cancer survivors and caregivers through an art therapy project. Pictured with the display…

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Health Survey in NEPA Marcellus Shale Region Planned

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to complete a community health survey in the Marcellus Shale region of Northeast Pennsylvania. The survey, which will be conducted by Cancer Institute researchers, will document the current health status of residents of Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lycoming, Pike, Sullivan,…

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