The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently welcomed Karen Moran Saunders from Clarks Summit as its new executive leader.  She replaces former longtime President, Robert Durkin, who resigned in August 2013, to become President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. A former marketing manager at Northeastern Pennsylvania Imaging Center, Ms. Moran Saunders formerly served on…

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute hosted a Kick-Off celebration for the 11th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day on February 18th, 2014 at the Courtyard Marriot in Scranton.  The event, which took place from 5-7pm, served as the official start to preparations for a dress down day to raise awareness for colorectal cancer…

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The Scranton Preparatory and Abington Heights girls’ basketball teams recently worked together to raise $11,200 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and The Foundation for Cancer Care. The two rival teams met on the court February 8, 2014, for their sixth annual Pink Night game. Both Abington Heights and Scranton Prep players wore special pink…

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All Team Captains are invited to attend a C.A.S.U.A.L. Day Kick-Off Celebration! If you have not yet registered to be Team Captain, there is still time.   Click HERE to fill out the “Team Captain Registration Form.”  Team Captains who attend the Kick-Off event will receive one *free* CASUAL Day T-shirt. We look forward to seeing you…

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In October 2012, at the age of 45, I was diagnosed with fallopian tube cancer after 18 months of receiving treatment for a gastrointestinal illness that I did not have.  I credit the last gastrointestinal doctor I went to for saving my life; he was able to see it was not a GI issue that…

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