NEPA Komen Affiliate Awards Grant to Cancer Institute

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure recently awarded a grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The $8,000 grant will help the Cancer Institute work with regional providers to support cancer genetic testing for local medical assistance eligible women who are at risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome.…

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As a gift to mothers in our community, the Foundation for Cancer Care will host a free Mammogram screening day on Saturday, May 5, 2012.  Screenings will be offered to women without health insurance from 8 am – 4 pm at the Breast Care Center (236 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503).  To schedule your mammogram,…

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Carbondale Area Elementary School Supports Cancer Institute

Carbondale Area Elementary School recently participated in C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day, a program hosted by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to raise awareness about colon cancer and the importance of screening and early detection.  This event is in memory of Helen Phillips, a woman who fought a courageous battle against…

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