Sidney Poitier’s cause of death revealed

Sidney Poitier‘s cause of death has been revealed. Poitier died from a combination of heart failure, Alzheimer’s dementia and prostate cancer. The iconic actor died at his home in Beverly Hills on Jan. 6, 2022, at the age of 94. The official death certificate — which has been obtained by TMZ — also confirmed his […]

Al Roker to return to ‘Today’ show after cancer surgery: ‘Things look good’

Television host Al Roker is almost ready to return to work only two weeks after surgery to remove cancer cells. According to the charismatic weatherman and his able medical team, his prognosis is clear as day. “I’m very fortunate,” said Roker, 66, according to USA Today. “I just went to the doctor yesterday, and they […]

Al Roker diagnosed with prostate cancer

On Friday, Nov. 6, “Today” show co-host and meteorologist Al Roker, age 66, announced his prostate cancer diagnosis on-air. The television personality told his colleagues that the cancer was discovered after a routine check-up in September. On the pre-recorded segment that followed, he shared that during the check-up, his doctor discovered that he had an […]

Blues legend Bobby Rush performs in Atlanta for prostate cancer benefit

Prostate cancer is a disease that impacts Black men at a higher rate than other races. According to medical experts, Black men are 28 to 56 percent more likely to develop preclinical — or asymptomatic — prostate cancer than men of other races. But there is a way to combat this deadly disease and that […]

Legendary comic Paul Mooney’s medical crisis

Many people in the elite black comedy world have kept a secret for well over a year; their friend, mentor and colleague, Paul Mooney, is sick. Many people who do not know Mooney spread rumors or made horrible assumptions about his health. But Mooney has been battling  prostate cancer for well over a year and […]

Bishop Larry Trotter diagnosed with prostate cancer

Bishop Larry D. Trotter, senior pastor of the Sweet Holy Spirit Church of Chicago, recently announced to his congregation and associate churches that he’s been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery on May 22, 2013. The initial diagnosis came during Trotter’s annual physical in March and after testing has been confirmed. Doctors have […]

Prostate Cancer: The World’s 2nd Most Common Killer

“Prostate cancer affects the entire family,” shares Dr. Kris Gaston, a urologist at McKay Urology at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., where he regularly treats men with prostate cancer. “Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed and the second most common cancer killer of men in America.” The statistics are even scarier. […]