December 20: Sexual Wellness And Fertility After Cancer On Your Health Connection

Dec 19, 2017

Join Host Paula Gwynn Grant Wednesday, December 20 at 6:00 p.m. for the December edition of Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK. We’ll feature a live conversation about sexual wellness and fertility after cancer.

Paula will be joined by Desireé McCarthy-Keith, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.O.G and Dr. Walter Falconer.  We’ll take your phone calls and questions live at (404) 880 - 9255.   Is it safe to have children after chemo? What is the new normal, after cancer?   Join us for Your Health Connection to find out.

Your Health Connection is community engagement from the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.

Here are some links explaining current medical developments about these issues:

  • Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients: Options for Men and Women

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/314724.php

  • Potential effects of fertility treatments on breast density, cancer risk

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160413084131.htm

  • Low sperm count can mean increased cancer risk

http://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2013/06/21/low-sperm-count-can-mean-increased-cancer-risk/

  • WSU researchers improve technology to save sperm stem cells

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-04/wsu-wri040517.php