PLAINS, PA – The Plains Township Police Department collaborated with Futuristic Innovative Graphics in Kingston to specially design t-shirts as a breast cancer awareness fundraiser in October 2020.They raised $2,335.33 to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local organization focused on easing the burden of cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania. It was important to the…

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Tom R. DePietro, PharmD was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 18th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Tom R. DePietro is a pharmacist/owner of DePietro’s Pharmacy. After earning his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy in 2009, Tom worked for a large chain pharmacy…

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The Fall Classic Charities Golf Invitational was held in mid-September 2020 at Sand Springs Golf Club in Drums. The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute received $8,000 as one of the benefitting organizations. The golf tournament was a captain and crew scramble format and golfers had food and beverages throughout the day and chances to win giveaways.…

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After a two week voting period, the 2021 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day t-shirt color is Heather Navy. Thank you to all who voted as part of our C.A.S.U.A.L. Day 2021 T-shirt color vote. We will offer our signature long sleeve (50/50 blend) in this color and our short sleeve performance t-shirt will be a solid navy. Thanks…

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Your vote will decide the 2021 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day t-shirt color. This is a popular vote. Vote for your favorite t-shirt color today. You may be able to vote multiple times per day. Voting will end on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.  VOTE HERE. Heather Navy Ash Grey Navy Thank you for being part of C.A.S.U.A.L. Day.…

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute has been invited to be a part of the 3rd Annual AllOne Charities Giving Tuesday/Match Day 2020, to be held Tuesday, December 1, 2020. AllOne Charities is providing a dollar for dollar match for the first $1,000 raised by EACH member of the Match Day collective. Thirty other local nonprofits…

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Each year, we look to use a winter-themed artwork image from a local cancer survivor for the cover of our annual holiday cards. This year our holiday card will be digital. Please call our office, (570) 941-7984 or email Amanda at [email protected] if you are interested in this opportunity. Thank you.

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NRCI is a participating organization in Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends Fundraiser. Shop at Boscov’s in-store or online October 14th & 15th 9am-9pm. Shoppers get 20% off our lowest sale prices. *10% discount items and exclusions apply. Visit https://locations.boscovs.com/…/400-lackawanna-avenue.html for more details. Boscov’s Donates 5% back to a non-profit of your choice!  They will donate 5% of your…

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The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, a local community-based nonprofit organization, has released the latest “Cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Incidence and Mortality for Common Cancers” surveillance report.  The report is available at: http://cancernepa.org/ This unique, locally focused report was compiled by Cancer Institute Surveillance Coordinator, Karen Ryczak, RN and Medical Director, Samuel Lesko, MD, MPH. The report documents…

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My name is Diane Gooding. I have been in remission from peritoneal cancer for 2 years and three months. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but my village showed up to offer me support during chemo. I was humbled by that level of support, from the neighbors that fed my husband…

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