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Friday, March 17, 2017

Listen to this month's episode of  Your Health Connection on 91.9 WCLK with host Pattie Walden for.  This month's edition of Your Health Connection focused on brain cancer.  Brain cancer is rare, but it is often fatal.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Host Pattie Walden for Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK talked about cancer and families on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m.  Family members can be your support system and your advocate, but families are never under more stress than when a loved one is fighting the disease.

Monday, February 13, 2017

On Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m., Your Health Connection on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK discussed issues surrounding pancreatic cancer.  Pattie Walden is your host, and she talked about advances in treatment and offered you advice in the event you or a loved one is diagnosed with this disease.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Host Pattie Walden of Your Health Connection talked about how eating well and staying active can be the key to surviving cancer. Walden was joined by Winship Cancer Institute Nurse Practitioner Joan Giblin and Cancer Survivor Anthony Joiner. They took questions live on the air.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Patricia Walden, the new host of Your Health Connection, was joined Wednesday September 21, 2016 by CCRTD Researcher and Faculty Member Dr. Nathan Bowen and prostate cancer survivor Clarence Luckett.

Monday, December 12, 2016

On  Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m., host Pattie Walden discussed genetics and cancer. Where you came from genetically can help predict and pre-empt cancer. New genetic therapies are making a critical difference to some people who are fighting cancer.

Monday, December 12, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Your Health Connection on October 19 at 6pm discussed supportive services for breast cancer survivors. Pattie Walden, your host, was joined by Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor, who specializes in reconstructive surgery.

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development is hosting a pep rally for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month on September 20th. This event is our second annual P.S.A. event. This event focuses on prostate cancer awareness and the work that the center does on campus.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

JaQuitta Williams the host for Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, spoke with members of Clark Atlanta University's Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development on Wednesday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m to take took a look back at the work done over the past year

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow uncontrollably. The prostate is a gland found only in males. It makes some of the fluid that is part of semen. The prostate is below the bladder and in front of the rectum. The size of the prostate changes with age.

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