Latest News from the Cancer Institute

  • Cancer Institute Releases Latest Local Cancer Surveillance Report

    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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  • Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Names Chair for 17th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

    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 is […]

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  • Happy New Year

    Happy New Year from our team! We look forward to 2020 and continuing to fulfill our mission of easing the burden of cancer in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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  • Happy Holidays from NRCI

      Best wishes for a happy holiday season and our sincere thanks for your loyalty and goodwill throughout the year. With Gratitude, *Photo credit: Dave Jenkins is a Reflexologist at Candy’s Place and a cancer survivor. He had a photography business for many years before following his passion with reflexology. This photograph is from a recent snowfall near […]

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  • C.A.S.U.A.L. Day 2020 T-Shirt Color Revealed

    The votes have been tallied and the 2020 C.A.S.U.A.L. Day t-shirt color will be Texas Orange. Long sleeve and short sleeve t-shirt options will be available this year. Additionally, we will have a limited quantity of pins and wrist-bands. Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Team captain registration will open in January 2020. For questions, please […]

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  • C.A.S.U.A.L. Day T-Shirt Color Voting Open

    Each year, we have an online t-shirt color vote for our annual colon cancer awareness campaign. C.A.S.U.A.L (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. We take the top 3 colors to a public vote. Here’s the link to vote. https://bit.ly/2KZEJoy You can vote multiple times and please feel free to share this link with your […]

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  • Board of Ambassadors Host 8th Annual Spirit of Hope Celebration

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board hosted its eighth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The event featured cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, live music by Paul LaBelle and Tony Vergnetti and dance music from EJ the DJ, a live […]

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  • Holiday Card Artist Needed

    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 or email Amanda at amanda.marchegiani@scranton.edu  if you are interested in this opportunity. Thank you.

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  • Board of Ambassadors Finalize Spirit of Hope Celebration for November 8

    The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board will host its eighth annual Spirit of Hope Celebration on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 7:00pm to 10:30pm at Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. The event features cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, live music by Paul LaBelle and Tony […]

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  • Spirit of Hope Tickets Now Available

      Purchase your tickets for the 2019 Spirit of Hope Celebration now! Friday, November 8 Spirit of Hope Celebration 2019 Tribute to Courage Honoree: Ryan Robeson Mohegan Sun Pocono 7-10:30 PM $100 ticket per person.

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