Lackawanna County Medical Society’s 8th Annual Health Fair in the Park SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012 Nay Aug Park 9 AM – 12 PM FREE TO THE PUBLIC WITH OVER 70 VENDORS FREE MULTIPLE HEALTH SCREENINGS LOCAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES CHILDREN’S FINGER PRINTING by DA’S OFFICE FREE GIVEAWAYS EDUCATIONAL HANDOUTS BASKET RAFFLE LOCAL HOSPITALS & PHYSICIANS ON…

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AseraCare Hospice Supports CASUAL Day 2012

AseraCare Hospice in Clarks Summit recently made a contribution to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 9th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day.  C.A.S.U.A.L. Day is a dress down day where individuals purchase and wear awareness t-shirts and pins to spread the word about colorectal cancer prevention and screening. The organization donated $1,000 to the cause, and…

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CVS Caremark Supports Cancer Patient Navigation Program

CVS Caremark recently awarded a $1,500 grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to support the organization’s Cancer Patient Navigation Program. The Cancer Institute Patient Navigation Program will help low-income residents of Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wayne counties access direct cancer-related health care services – from screening through diagnosis to treatment and aftercare. Pictured from left…

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Cancer Institute Teaches Sun Safety at Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently presented an education program on Sun Safety to students at The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children. Alison Haegler, a Cancer Institute intern and Community Health Education major at the University of Scranton, led the interactive program aimed at teaching the students to protect themselves from…

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Kirby Health Center Hosts Cancer Survivor Artwork

The Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center is currently hosting an art display entitled, “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph,” in the building’s lobby. 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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