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Feb. 17: Your Health Connection * Transplant Therapy And Cancer

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Join JaQuitta Williams for the February edition of Your Health Connection on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Wednesday, February 17  at 6:00 p.m.   We will be talking about potentially life-saving transplants involved in cancer treatment, including bone marrow, stem cell   and blood transplants.

Our guest expert is Hematology and Oncology Associate Professor, Dr. Sanjay Jain from the Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as Kalimah Jenkins, a cancer survivor who has experienced transplant therapy.

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JaQuitta Williams talks about transplant therapy with Dr. Sanjay Jain from the Morehouse School of Medicine and Cancer Survivor Kalimah Jenkinson Your Health Connection on WCLK 2/17/16 part 2.

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JaQuitta Williams talks about transplant therapy with Dr. Sanjay Jain from the Morehouse School of Medicine and Cancer Survivor Kalimah Jenkinson Your Health Connection on WCLK 2/17/16 part 3.

That’s Your Health Connection from the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University, airing on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, February 17 at 6:00 p.m., exculsively.  

Dr. Kimberly Davis with CCRTD sends along these trenchant article links with regard to this subject:

New target for potential blood cancer treatment
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151221111436.htm
 

Multiple myeloma drug could revolutionize treatment for sickle cell disease
http://www.feinsteininstitute.org/2015/12/multiple-myeloma-drug-could-revolutionize-treatment-for-sickle-cell-disease/

Simple test could improve treatment for biggest Leukemia killer
http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2016/01/simple-blood-test-may-improve-treatment-biggest-leukemia-killer

Study Identifies New Class of Anticancer Compounds for Possible Targeted Therapy in Blood Cancers
https://www.roswellpark.org/media/news/study-identifies-new-class-anticancer-compounds-possible-targeted-therapy-blood-cancers\

Charity's new tissue typing method could revolutionize field of stem cell transplantation
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/304746.php

For more information about the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University, click here.