Sales of posters and candy featuring a painting of The Scranton Times-Tribune holiday tower lighting has raised more than $1,600 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.  The painting was created by former Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce president and local artist, Austin Burke. In addition to the print, Mr. Burke’s painting was featured on the annual special-edition Gertrude Hawk box of…

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Online registration is *NOW OPEN* to become a C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Team Captain!  Click HERE to fill out the ‘Team Captain Registration” form.  Within a few days,  the Cancer Institute will send you a username to the e-mail address you provide.  You can then begin ordering your 2014 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day T-shirts and Pins.  You can also register to…

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Members of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Board of Ambassadors recently met for a wrap-up discussion of the Spirit of Hope Celebration.  During the meeting, the group presented the Cancer Institute with a check for nearly $45,000. The Board of Ambassadors, a group of community volunteers, hosted the second annual Spirit of Hope Celebration in…

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Scranton FORCE support group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 p.m. at Northeast Radiation Oncology Center (NROC) in Dunmore.  Individuals who have a family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer are encouraged to attend.

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A new support group to help children coping with the cancer of a loved one begins January 25th at The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton.  It will be held from 10a.m. to 12p.m. All children ages 5-18 are encouraged to attend.  Therapy will include art, drama, music, and yoga.  There is no charge to the family.  Please register…

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The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute to support its Colorectal Cancer Screening Project.  The project is part of the Cancer Institute’s Patient Navigation Program. The Patient Navigation Program helps individuals who are uninsured or underinsured access direct cancer-related health care services…

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Stephanie Earl, of Fleetville, has joined the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute as 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. Stephanie received her bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University in Community Health Education with a focus…

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