Cancer Institute Names Chair for 26th Annual Cancer Survivors Day

Dr. Theodore Uroskie

Theodore Uroskie, M.D., has been named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 26th Annual Cancer Survivors Day- Honoring, Remembering, Sharing.

Theodore Uroskie, MD of Lake Winola, is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist and an NRCI Board member. He has volunteered for the local Disaster Action of the Red Cross, Disaster Health Service of the Red Cross, and the national Disaster Services Human Resources System of the Red Cross. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and Hahnemann Medical College (Now Drexel University College of Medicine).
Cancer Survivors Day is a dual-location event set for Saturday, September 8th at McDade Park in Scranton and Saturday, September 22nd at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre from 10am – 12pm and is free of charge although pre-registration is encouraged. The events feature the Circle of Survivors, an activity during which every person in attendance has the opportunity to say a few words about their experience with cancer. Conversation and light refreshments provide an additional opportunity for connection and support. Cancer survivors, their families, and friends, as well as caregivers and healthcare professionals, are invited to attend.
For more information, go to or call the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at (570) 941-7984.