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Harrisburg, PA – The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) of Central Pennsylvania announced today that it will host a Town Hall Meeting open to the public.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One doesn't have to look far to see a pink ribbon, buildings cast in pink light or fountains flowing with pink water. The color pink is associated with the cause so much during the month that everyone knows exactly what it signifies.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — You are invited to participate in this year’s “Fight for Air” Walk to help to raise awareness of lung disease and the need for better treatments and a cure. The walk will take place Sunday, October 14 at the Carousel Pavilion, Harrisburg City Island. Registration and fun begins at noon with the walk beginning at 1 p.m.

This is a special program for women who are dealing with breast cancer recurrence.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act won't be fully implemented for at least another year-and-a-half.  If it survives what could be a new Congress next year, there are sure to be many questions about the healthcare law, as it is still called by some.

Five years ago on October 21, Diana Denenberg Durand died after an incredible 18 year heroic battle against breast cancer. During that time she faced and DEFEATED the cancer as it re-occurred - at first in a breast, then six years later her other breast, then her bones, next to her liver, and finally in her brain.

(Carlisle) -- Most students these days learn about the dangerous effects of tobacco early on in school, and many live in homes where smoking's not allowed.

The American Cancer Society says research shows people who use tanning beds are much more likely to develop melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than those who never did.

News in brief 9.28.12

Researchers have identified four genetically distinct types of the breast cancer, which is fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding of the disease.  Within those types, they discovered genetic changes that are driving many cancers.

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