Since 2008, the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute has been the grateful recipient of a portion of the proceeds from the Annual Nancy McCormick Memorial Volleyball Tournament. This local fundraiser is hosted each year during Memorial Day Weekend by a group of family and friends of the late Nancy McCormick, a teacher, loving wife, and mother…

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The Cancer Institute launched its brand new website in July 2013. Be sure to check out the new, user-friendly design to learn more about Cancer Institute services, special events, local cancer statistics, and much more!  The web address has remained the same: www.cancernepa.org.  If you have any feedback on the new design, please share it…

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Cancer survivors, caregivers, and oncology medical professionals are invited to connect and reunite with each other at the 21st Annual Cancer Survivors Celebration hosted by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. This year, participants can choose between two locations/dates for the event. Survivors Celebration will be held on September 21, 2013, at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre…

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The Cooperage Project (Main Street in Honesdale, PA) will host I Got Sick Then I Got Better, a one-act play written and performed by an ovarian cancer survivor, on September 14th at 7:30 pm.  A portion of the proceeds from the performance will benefit the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The play is the work of Jenny…

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UGI Utilities, Inc. is currently hosting an art display entitled “Tiles: From Tears to Triumph” at the organization’s Wilkes-Barre Headquarters.  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 artwork will remain…

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LIVESTRONG at the Greater Scranton YMCA is a free, twelve-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors.  This program fulfills the important need of supporting the increasing number of cancer survivors who find themselves in the transitional period between completing their cancer treatment and the shift to feeling physically and emotionally strong enough to…

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