Your Health Connection Takes A Look At CCRTD, Prostate Cancer Research

May 20, 2014

Jaquitta Williams and her guests on the May edition of Your Health Connection Wednesday talked about the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and what they've been working on this year and how it may someday soon affect the life of you or your loved ones.

Our guests this month included Clark Atlanta University President Dr. Carlton Brown, CCRTD Director Dr. Shafiq Khan, Clark Atlanta University Trustee Mrs. Juanita Baranco, CCRTD Scientists Dr. Joann Powell and Dr. Kimberly Davis, and CCRTD Doctoral student Clement Boston.

Here are some current medical news stories relevant to the discussion, Courtesy of CCRTD Senior Research Scientist and Community Outreach Coordinator Dr. Kimberly Davis:

  1. Vitamin D deficiency may predict aggressive prostate cancer

  1. Chronic prostate inflammation tied to nearly double risk of prostate cancer

  1. Men with blood type O have lower recurrence of prostate cancer