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Linda Fisher, a breast cancer survivor, recalls people saying, “I don’t know what to say or do,” when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2003. They tended to back up, making her feel at times like she had a contagious disease. “Staying away is not the answer when a friend is facing cancer,” she says.

You asked, we answered.  PinnacleHealth Dietitian Marykaye Flatley, RD, LDN shares some tips for creating a safe and healthy meal on the grill.

(Austin, TX) -- Several years ago, it was difficult to walk down the street without seeing someone sporting a bright yellow wristband with the phrase "Live Strong" on it. The Lance Armstrong Foundation still sells these popular rubber wristbands today and has raked in millions of dollars to help raise cancer awareness.

“Our goal is to make sure that everyone feels welcome when they come in, and that we let them know that we’re here for them.” Those are the words of five-year breast cancer survivor Diana Klunk about the store she founded called LifeChanges Boutique.

What role do clinical trials play in treating cancer?

“Wings of Angels to me means comfort,” says breast cancer survivor Linda Fischer. She knows just how important comfort can be after an involved surgery like a mastectomy. That’s why she started a recovery care basket business, Wings of Angels, which provides care and hope to women who are recovering from breast cancer surgery.

Grilling food can potentially be dangerous if cancer-causing carcinogens are created from flare-ups and too much smoke.  PinnacleHealth Dietitian Marykaye Flatley, RD, LDN and Harrisburg Hospital/Sodexo’s Executive Chef Paul Gusst show us the way to minimize your risk and enjoy grilled foods that are both flavorful and nutritious.

(Undated) -- Last month, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling on President Obama's signature piece of legislation so far: the Affordable Care Act. The High Court upheld the constitutionality of the law, which aims to make health care more accessable and, as its name suggests, more affordable for Americans.

Grilling has received a bit of a bad reputation due to recent studies that show that grilling can expose the food to two separate carcinogens, or cancer-causing agents.  So, does this mean we should ban grilled food forever? No! The good news is that there are healthy ways to grill that can help you minimize your risk and enjoy grilled foods that are both flavorful and nutritious!

If you're out and about this summer, you might spot Dr. Steven Pandelidis, a surgical oncologist with Apple Hill Surgical Associates in York, PA. He says, "I do a lot of outdoor activities and triathlons, and I see a lot of people running around. If I see a funny-looking mole, I tell them to get it looked at."

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