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The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at CAU to Host Community Wellness Fair

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY/COMMUNITY CALENDAR LISTING

Contacts:

Donna Brock
404-880-8337
dbrock@cau.edu

Larry Calhoun
404-880-6040
lcalhoun@cau.edu

WHO:             Researchers at the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) at CAU, in partnership with the English Avenue and Vine City Ministerial Alliance

WHAT:           Will host the fourth annual “Harvest of Health” Wellness Fair

WHEN:           Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:         Greater Bethany Baptist Church, 786 Thurmond St., N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314

BACKGROUND:       This free wellness fair will offer various types of preventive screenings, with the main focus on prostate cancer screening for men in this community.  In addition, other preventive screenings will be available for general health conditions and risk factors for diabetes, obesity, HIV, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and behavioral health conditions, which are prevalent in ethnic communities.  The wellness fair will provide information, education and screening services to empower people in the areas of health, wellness and nutrition to address health disparities.  For more information, contact CCRTD at 404-880-6878 or via email at cancerinfo@cau.edu.

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Category: Administration, Students, Staff, Faculty
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