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]ncernepa.org 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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My name is Elenore Ferkel, I’m from Plymouth and I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2011. I’m now in nine years remission after tandem transplants with my own stem cells. It was so hard to understand “why me!?” I kept wondering if I’m strong enough to handle this. I endured two transplants and knew…

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Dave Donovan shares his story as part of our 2020 Cancer Survivors Day. On May 26, 2020 I went to the hospital due to a dizziness and found that I have a brain tumor. I was flown to the hospital in Wilkes-Barre for surgery. I found out it was non cancerous. In June, I was…

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Jodi Lameo is a 55-year-old cancer free survivor of oral cancer and has been cancer free for six years. Throughout the month of September, we will share stories. This is the opportunity to be a part and give or receive inspiration from our fellow community members. Distance between us shouldn’t put an end to support…

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Travis Davis was our 2019 Cancer Survivors Day chair. Here is his story. After attending my first Cancer Survivors Day, I quickly realized what this day truly means. Shortly after arriving at McDade Park, I ran into a colleague. Her smile was bright, and I could see how excited she was for the event. As…

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My name is Carolyn Oravitz. I am a breast cancer survivor. Shortly after I heard my cancer diagnosis, I went to a drugstore to pick up some articles. The first thing I noticed when I entered the store was a book about surviving breast cancer. I was not shopping for books but it caught my…

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