Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University

September 16 -19: CCRTD Prostate Cancer Symposium

Sep 13, 2018

The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University will host the 12th National Symposium on Prostate Cancer beginning Sunday, September 16 through Wednesday, September 19 at the Thomas W. Cole, Jr. Research Centere for Science and Technology, located on the CAU Campus.

Join Host Paula Gwynn Grant Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m on Jazz 91.9 WCLK for the June edition of Your Health Connection. We'll take a look at the year in review at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).  CCRTD is attempting to crack the genetic code of prostate cancer, and addressing health disparities in  the African American Community, as well as training the next generation of minority molecular biologists. 

Join Host Paula Gwynn Grant for the May edition of  Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Wednesday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m.   Our topic this month is “The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis.” Global spending on cancer drugs is expected to top $150 billion dollars annually by 2020. We will talk about it, live, with cancer survivor Jeanette Ross, who has experienced this struggle.

Join Host Paula Gwynn Grant on Wednesday at 6pm exclusively on WCLK for the April edition of Your Health Connection. Our topic this month is Cancer In The African American Community. April is National Minority Health Month and we will talk about it, live, with guests including Health Advocates Shay Traylor and Monica Ponder, as well as Aprille Belgrave, Study Monitor for Georgia NCORP (NCI Community Oncology Research Program) for Georgia CORE – the Center for Oncology Research and Education, a non-profit organization working to improve the quality of cancer care in Georgia.  We’ll also take your calls, live, during the 6pm hour. Your Health Connection is Community Engagement from The Center For Cancer Research And Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.

Join your host Paula Gwynn Grant Wednesday at 6pm for the March edition of Your Health Connection on WCLK.  We will discuss issues surrounding nutrition and cancer. Can you eat in a way that can help prevent cancer? If you are a cancer survivor, how can you eat to best help you regain your health? We’ll talk about it with Nurse Clinician Pattie Ketchum from the Emory-Winship Cancer Institute, and Lifestyle Nutritionist Jerlyn Jones. We'll  take your calls and questions, live.

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