Your Health Connection

Join Host Pattie Walden for Your Health Connection Wednesday at 6pm on WCLK as she talks about how eating well and staying active can be the key to surviving cancer. Walden will be joined by Winship Cancer Institute Nurse Practitioner Joan Giblin and Cancer Survivor Anthony Joiner. They will take your questions live on the air. Your Health Connection is community engagement from CCRTD, the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.

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Join Host Pattie Walden Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. for the November edition of Your Health Connection as we discuss 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. And the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University is at the forefront of this science.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Your Health Connection returns to WCLK Wednesday evening, October 19 at 6pm for a live discussion about supportive services for breast cancer survivors. Pattie Walden is your host, and she will be joined by Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor, who specializes in reconstructive surgery. We're also joined by breast cancer survivors Jeanette Ross and Alana Hickman. We'll 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.

Join us for a new season of Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK Wednesday, September 21 at 6:00 p.m.   In observance of September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, we will discuss advances in the treatment of prostate cancer.    

Does what we eat impact our chances of developing cancer in our lifetime? Do certain foods protect us while others hurt us? Join us for the re-broadcast of a 'best of' edition of Your Health Connection, Wednesday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m. as we explore the links.   JaQuitta Williams was joined in studio by Registered Dietician Kiki Smalley-Frazier. 

If we are what we eat, can you eat in a way to avoid cancer?  What if you or a loved one is a cancer survivor? How and why should you watch your nutrition carefully?

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