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Healthy Lifestyle

Cancer risks, prevention tips and personal choices for a healthy you

HARRISBURG, PA –“Cancer” can be a scary word for many. But being proactive about your health can make a big difference in facing the disease. This new year, the PinnacleHealth-Fox Chase Cancer Center reminds you of the importance of screening in detecting cancer at its earliest stages, and encourage you to adopt healthy habits to help reduce your cancer risk.

Jean Gabsewics and Mary Ann Gano are both registered dietitians and oncology dietitians at WellSpan Health's York Cancer Center.  They explain in the video below, why getting 5 servings of fruits and vegetables is so important in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and fending off cancer.

Kristin Gilhool and Marc Hirschler inherited a lot from their mother…bright smiles and a zest for life.  But, they also inherited a heightened risk for cancer.

(Chambersburg) -- Pennsylvania's so-called smoking ban, the Clean Indoor Air Act, has been in effect since 2008. The American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network pushed for the legislation, but the group says there's still work to be done on cancer-prevention measures in both the state and federal government.

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A message from the Facing Cancer Together team: We invite you to join us in this community partnership. Share. Connect. Learn. No matter how cancer has affected you, our multimedia tools can help you gain confidence in your choices. In the coming months, this site will evolve with your participation. Meet the team!

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