The Luzerne County Department of Probation Services is currently hosting an art display entitled, “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph.”  The display was created by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and features replications of ceramic tiles that were painted by Luzerne County cancer survivors and caregivers through an art therapy project.  The display will remain in…

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is the focus of this Sunday’s Newsmakers on WBRE and WYOU.  The monthly public affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania   Bugda…

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Mick’s Barber Shop, Honesdale, recently hosted “Buzz Off Cancer 2013”, a special fundraiser that raised over $6,600. The money was shared with the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.  “Buzz Off Cancer 2013” promoted cancer awareness and encouraged individuals to collect pledges from friends and family in return for having their…

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Joanne Getz, of Scranton, has joined the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute as a patient navigator staff assistant.  She is responsible for supporting the Community –Based Patient Navigation Program at the Cancer Institute, as well as other community and patient services programs. Getz received a bachelor’s degree in retail management from Marywood University and an associate’s…

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