Cancer Institute to be Featured on Newsmakers

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is the focus of this Sunday’s Newsmakers on WBRE and WYOU.  The monthly public affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick.

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania   Bugda and Mehalshick will be joined by Robert Durkin, President of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, Dr. Samuel Lesko, Medical Director; Laura Toole, LCSW, Director of Community & Patient Services; and Jackie Brozena, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors.

The panel will discuss Cancer Institute programs and outreach services.  They will also talk about the Cancer Institute’s recent health study with people who live in the Marcellus Shale region, the Patient Navigation Program, and about the upcoming Cancer Survivors Celebration.

Newsmakers airs Sunday, July 14 at 6:30 am on WYOU and will also air at 11:30 am on WBRE.