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 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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The Duryea at Dusk committee has set their fourth Duryea at Dusk 5K and 1-mile walk as a virtual race this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Participants can register online now through Saturday, June 13.  Participants are encouraged to complete their 5K or 1-mile safely around their neighborhood, on a treadmill, track or at a park between…

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Duryea at Dusk is going virtual for 2020. We just couldn’t let this time of year pass us by without holding Duryea at Dusk in some fashion. Therefore, we have decided to offer our 5k run and 1 mile walk as virtual events this year. This means that everyone can safely participate, have fun, and…

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SCRANTON, PA – The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s President, Karen Saunders, recently announced several staffing changes across the organization approved by the Board of Directors. Sally Cavanaugh, of Wilkes-Barre, has been hired as a Patient Navigator. She is a registered nurse working within the Community-Based Cancer Screening Navigation Program helping individuals complete recommended cancer screenings. Sally…

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Our staff was able to take a photo early this year but we know most of you will not be able to take a group photo on March 26th. That’s okay! We are truly Casual about CASUAL Day- informal, relaxed and unceremonious. The screening message is important all year long. We apologize for any order…

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Lauren E. Allen was recently named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 17th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Lauren E. Allen is a Vice President and Client and Community Relations Director for PNC Bank. Lauren oversees PNC’s local philanthropy, sponsorships, client entertainment, event management and employee recognition initiatives. She…

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