Virtual Tile Gallery
The Virtual Tile Gallery features a collection of tiles painted by cancer
survivors as a way to express feelings about their cancer experience in
the form of a hand-painted image.
Lackawanna Tobacco Control
Provides tobacco prevention, cessation, compliance and outreach services
throughout Lackawanna County.
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Cancer Resources Guide
A online resource for newly diagnosed cancer patients, families and caregivers
containing listings and information on useful websites, treatment facilities,
support groups as well as real-life accounts from cancer survivors.
The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute (NRCI) is a local, non-profit organization
working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Focusing
on research, education & survivorship the Cancer Institute invests all of
its resources in NEPA.
The primary service area for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute includes
the following Counties: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna,
Wayne and Wyoming - with additional services in Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton.
To accomplish our mission the Cancer Institute partners with member hospitals
Community Medical Center Healthcare System in Scranton, Geisinger Health
System, Marian Community Hospital in Carbondale, Mercy
Health Partners in Scranton & Nanticoke, Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton,
Mid Valley Hospital in Peckville, Wayne Memorial Health System in Honesdale
and Wyoming Valley Health Care System in Wilkes-Barre as well as other public
health and cancer focused organizations.
Some community programs that you might be familiar with include the annual
Cancer Survivors Celebration, C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, Sun Safety Program, It's
all in the Game! events and the Art Therapy Project, also known as the Tile
Project. Contact the Cancer Institute - your local resource for local cancer
statistics and information on cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania.