October 18: Your Health Connection Talks Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 17, 2017

Paula Gwynn Grant is your host for the October edition of Your Health Connection on WCLK Wednesday at 6pm, as we observe National Breast Cancer Awareness month with a live, interactive program designed to answer your questions and get you up to speed on current issues regarding this disease. Paula will be joined by Board Certified Radiation Oncologist Dr. Karen Godette, as well as breast cancer survivor Jeanette Ross and advocate Anisa Palmer. They will take your calls and questions live. Your Health Connection is community engagement from the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University(CCRTD).

Here are important links about breast cancer issues courtesy of Dr. Kimberly Davis at CCRTD.

Breast cancer: Bacterial deficiency linked with onset

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319688.php

Triple-negative breast cancer: Is a new diagnosis within reach?

http://breastcancer.hol.es/triple-negative-breast-cancer-is-a-new-treatment-within-reach

High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170828093810.htm

Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/outdoor-light-night-breast-cancer/

Breast cancer: Maternal high-fat diet raises risk across generations

https://www.alnmag.com/news/2017/07/high-fat-diet-during-pregnancy-increases-breast-cancer-risk-generations