TODAY’s Al Roker reveals prostate cancer diagnosis
Longtime TODAY Show meteorologist Al Roker announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery to have his prostate removed. Roker said he wanted to publicly reveal his diagnosis to spotlight the fact that 1 in 7 African American men, 1 in 9 men overall, will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. “It’s a good news-bad news kind of thing,” Roker said. @AlRoker discusses the surgery he will undergo next week to remove his prostate. pic.twitter.com/hbNolSVUHA — TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 6, 2020“I don’t want people thinking, ‘Oh, poor Al,’ you know, because I’m gonna be OK,” Roker said.