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May 18: Cancer In College On Your Health Connection

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Join  JaQuitta Williams Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. for Your Health Connection on 91.9 WCLK as we present a special program focusing on cancer and the college experience.  What happens when young people in the most exciting years of their young lives are faced with a cancer diagnosis?  JaQuitta will be joined by Clinical Psychologist, Kourney D. Carter LCSW,OSW-C and Cancer Survivor, Alaina Tarver. They will take your calls and questions, live at (404) 880 - 9255.

Your Health Connection on 91.9 WCLK is community engagement from the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at Clark Atlanta University. You can find out more about their innovative and relevant science by clicking here.

Here are links pertinent to issues relevant to Wednesday's program, courtesy of Dr. Kimberly Davis at CCRTD:

  • Suicide risk higher in youths with cancer diagnosis



  • College-age women often unaware of breast cancer risk


  • Tattoos may be a coping mechanism for some college-age women