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Your Health Connection On WCLK Focuses On Thyroid Cancer, Wednesday Jan 21 @6pm

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Your Health Connection featuring JaQuitta Williams returned for January with an informative live, interactive program focusing on thyroid cancer. 

Thyroid cancer is the fastest increasing cancer in both men and women. It is the most common endocrine cancer. Thyroid cancer is a cancerous tumor or growth located within the thyroid gland.

JaQuitta welcomed local thyroid cancer survivor Judy O'Reilly, and we took your phone calls, live.  Your Health Connection is made possible by the National Institutes of Health and the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University(CCRTD).

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Host JaQuitta Williams talks with Thyroid Cancer Survivor Judy O'Reilly on Your Health Connection on WCLK 1/21/15 seg 2 of 3

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Host JaQuitta Williams talks with Thyroid Cancer Survivor Judy O'Reilly on Your Health Connection on WCLK 1/21/15 seg 3 of 3

Your Health Connection Executive Producer Dr. Kimberly Davis sends along these informative thyroid cancer-related links for your review in advance of Your Health Connection:

  • Increased Incidence of Thyroid Cancer Associated With Increased Diagnosis

http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/increased-incidence-of-thyroid-cancer-associated-with-increased-diagnosis/

  • More Aggressive Papillary Thyroid Cancer Found In Obese Patients

http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/study-suggests-obese-patients-have-more-advanced-aggressive-papillary-thyroid-cancer/

  • Radiation Exposure Linked To Aggressive Thyroid Cancers

http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/10/120011/radiation-exposure-linked-aggressive-thyroid-cancers