SCRANTON — Clarks Green resident Theodore Uroskie, MD was named chair for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day.
Uroskie, a retired obstetrician/gynecologist, has volunteered for the local Disaster Action of the Red Cross, Disaster Health Service of the Red Cross and national Disaster Services Human Resources System of the Red Cross.
C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, set for Thursday, March 31, is a dress down day to raise awareness for colorectal cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania. All proceeds from the event go toward the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s efforts to raise awareness and support colorectal cancer screenings for low income, underinsured individuals through their Patient Navigation Program.
For more information about C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, call the Cancer Institute at 1-800-424-6724 or visit www.cancernepa.org.