Dr. Kimberly Davis

Pattie Walden is your host Wednesday at 6pm on WCLK as Your Health Connection features the year in review at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University. Our guests will include CCRTD Director(and Professor) Dr. Shafiq Khan, CCRTD Senior Research Scientist/Community Outreach Director Dr. Kimberly Davis, and Aisha Sharane Hunt, PhD Candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences Clark Atlanta University, CCRTD. They will discuss progress made this year in the fight against prostate cancer and their ongoing mission to address health disparities in the minority community and their mission to produce the next generation of minority molecular biologists.

National Cancer Institute

Join Host Pattie Walden, Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. as we talk about cancer treatment and the 'chemo brain' that can come when you or a loved one undergoes chemotherapy.   We’ll talk about it with with:  Dr. Tavari Brown, Cancer Wellness Program Manager for Piedmont Healthcare; Doris Jones, Clinical Coordinator for the Cancer Navigation Program at Dekalb Medical; and, Cancer Survivor Sandra Meldrum.  

Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is Community Engagement from The Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).

CCRTD

JaQuitta Williams is your host for Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK Wednesday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m.   This month we take a look back a the work done over the past year by the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University.  JaQuitta's guests will include CCRTD Senior Research Research Scientist and Community Outreach Director, Dr. Kimberly Davis; CCRTD Associate Research Director, Dr. Valerie Odero-Marah; and, Doctoral Student, Mawiya Kimbrough-Allah.

The November 19 edition of Your Health Connection on WCLK featured Host(and Cancer Survivor) JaQuitta Williams discussing the issues involved with pregnancy and cancer. Her guest was 10 year cancer survivor and mom Perrie Adams, who endured a pregnancy with twins at the same time she went through chemotherapy and breast cancer treatment. Your Health Connection is made possible by the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.

Here are relevant links to articles on the topic suggested by CCRTD's Dr. Kimberly Davis:

Prostate cancer kills African American men at disproportionately higher rates than the rest of the male population.  Host JaQuitta Williams was joined Wednesday September 17 and talked about it on Your Health Connection.  Our guests included Robert Carey, a prostate cancer survivor and board member of the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, and Dr. Cimona Hinton, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and CCRTD Clark Atlanta University. They took listener calls and discussed the latest advances in treatment and diagnosis of this disease.

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