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Your Health Connection Talks Sense About Testicular Cancer Wednesday @ 6pm

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Host and Cancer Survivor JaQuitta Williams returns with Your Health Connection for April with a discussion about testicular cancer. April is Testicular Cancer Month. This cancer is curable if diagnosed early. JaQuitta will be joined by Dr. Anthony Barnes, who treats this disease, and Dan Sims, who has survived testicular cancer. JaQuitta will talk with them, and take your calls live Wednesday evening at 6pm.

Your Health Connection is community engagement from WCLK and CCRTD, the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University.

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JaQuitta Williams talks about testicular cancer with Urologist Dr. Anthony Barnes and Survivor Dr. Dan Sims on Your Health Connection on WCLK 4/15/15 seg 2 of 3

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JaQuitta Williams talks about testicular cancer with Urologist Dr. Anthony Barnes and Survivor Dr. Dan Sims on Your Health Connection on WCLK 4/15/15 seg 3 of 3

Here are some recent links from CCRTD about testicular cancer:

  • Men who have had testicular cancer are more likely to develop prostate cancer

http://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/mis-cancer-news-102/testicular-cancer-may-rise-odds-for-prostate-cancer-696684.html

  • 4 New Genetic Risk Factors Identified For Testicular Cancer

http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/News_Releases/2013/05/nathanson/

  • Young Hispanic men face rising testicular cancer rates

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/14/us-testicular-cancer-hispanics-idUSKBN0FJ1S120140714

  • Marijuana Use Linked To Testicular Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/study-links-marijuana-use-to-testicular-cancer