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(Boston, MA) -- From close-to-home "staycations" to overseas visits, many central Pennsylvanians are traveling this summer season. But one oncologist says receiving a cancer diagnosis doesn't necessarily mean a person has to miss out on vacation.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. It is diagnosed in more than two million people each year. Yet, many Americans, especially during the summer months, continue to expose themselves to the harmful rays of the sun without protection while they work, play or are on vacation. Would you know how to recognize skin cancer’s warning signs?

“We’ve renamed our Fudge Ripple ice cream Four Diamonds Fudge,” says Bob Adams, manager of the Turkey Hill Experience.  Turkey Hill Dairy has partnered with the Four Diamonds Fund, an organization based at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital that provides financial and emotional support for pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Death is a topic we often don’t talk about.  It could be one of the reasons more of us aren’t prepared for our funerals or haven’t conveyed our wishes to family members.

(Boston, MA) -- With balmy temperatures hitting the region within the past couple of weeks, many Central Pennsylvanians have been spending time outside enjoying the sunny skies. But spending too much time in the sun can be dangerous, potentially leading to skin cancer and complications for some cancer patients themselves.

A National Institute of Health funded study published last week reported that research showed a low-carb diet, that emphasized fish, chicken, beef and some fruits and vegetables while avoiding pasta, bread, and potatoes, resulted in about 300 fewer calories than low-fat and Mediterranean type diets.  Is it the final word on how to lose or maintain weight?

Louise Sukle is the chair of this year’s American Cancer Society Farm to Table Dinner, an open air dining experience based on ingredients sourced directly from local farms and farmers' markets in Central PA.

(Hanover) -- More than 20 years ago, Lynn Eib was a busy, young mother to three small daughters. Then, her doctor delivered some devastating news: She had stage III colon cancer. Now, Eib's cancer-free and working as a cancer patient advocate to help others who are going through what she once did.

Radio Smart Talk for Friday, June 29:

Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act is being called one of the most important rulings in 80 years.

“One year and five days after I started working for the American Cancer Society, I was diagnosed with stage I testicular cancer, and it happened to be my brother’s birthday as well: January 8th, 2007.”

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