I was one of the lucky persons to be able to sell a home in 2010. I put the house on the market in March 2010, had a contract in June, and closed in August. It was really in record time - given the market. However, from the time I put my home on the market and closed the deal, my life had changed significantly.

Most cancer treatments have been developed from clinical trials. But is there a risk to patients? Learn more from Dr. Chandra Belani, Deputy Director at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute.

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I walk into the large sunny room with windows on each side and verdant garden paintings on the walls, surprised to see it crowded. Ashen-faced people, bundled in colorful blankets, lying back in recliners some with their eyes closed, and some alert, talking to family members and friends who have accompanied them.

Bette_MartinBette is a baby boomer and was born in Lancaster, PA; however, much of her childhood was spent in Red Lion, PA. Here she attended public school until her senior year when she elected to go to Lancaster Mennonite High School – graduating in 1964. Bette's professional path started with becoming an LPN. She soon sought to become an RN and obtained a BSN from Eastern Mennonite College, now EMU. After deciding on her area of interest, Bette pursued a graduate degree in Mental Health / Psychiatric Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. For the next 30 + years she worked in a variety of mental health settings with her last position being that of Care Coordinator at the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Harrisburg. When diagnosed with stage 4 cancer after the breaking of her left hip, it became necessary for Bette to retire.

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