Screening for cancers using evidence-based screening tests saves lives. Screenings are available for breast, cervical, colon and lung cancers. In the first half of 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many routine screenings could not be completed in a timely fashion. According to the National Cancer Institute, this could account for thousands of missed cancer…

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The Duryea at Dusk Committee raised $5,500 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute for the fourth year of their 5K and 1-mile walk that transitioned to a virtual race due to COVID-19 restrictions. Participants registered online and were encouraged to complete their 5K or 1-mile safely around their neighborhood, on a treadmill, track or at…

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s Board of Directors elected new officers. Susan Shoemaker was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors, William Conaboy, Esq., Vice-Chair, Fr. Herbert Keller, Secretary and Jackie Brozena, Treasurer.  In addition to the new officers, the Board of Directors appointed Glen Digwood, D.O., FACP to the Board of Directors. Glen Digwood,…

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