Buddy Check: Navigating Cancer Screenings

Published 07/28 2013 06:54PM

Updated 08/05 2013 10:25AM

Scranton, Lackawanna County- This month's Buddy Check report features a non-profit that's stepping in to help uninsured patients get potentially life-saving cancer screenings. Northeast Regional Cancer Institute has developed a grant-funded program to guide people through the process of getting regular screenings and it's all for free. So far, about 400 people in Northeastern Pennsylvania have signed up for regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer and even cervical and colon cancer.  For more information, contact the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute or call 570-941-7984 (Scranton) or 570-970-6543 (Wilkes-Barre.)  The Cancer Institute was the recent focus of Newsmakers  Click Here to Learn More

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