Popular Today Al Roker’s personality is home again after undergoing successful surgery for prostate cancer.
Roker announced his cancer diagnosis last week and today, he announced with relief, that he has undergone the treatment recommended by his doctor.
Al Roker had just undergone shoulder surgery this summer
With all the surgeries Al Roker has had in the past 18 years including gastric bypass, knee replacements, and surgeries, it’s no surprise Today the team has been touted as a “bionic weather.”
Roker also underwent a completely new shoulder surgery in August, which he named one of the most challenging surgeries he has ever had.
He said at the time on social media, “Well, I’m not lying. The rain is there like madness outside. But, at least this one, this surgery, as opposed to hip, knee, rotator cuff – this one was awkward. ”
The shoulder pain, Roker said at the time, “was an intense pain that literally wakes me up. For the past month, I’ve only been sleeping about two or three hours a night, which is even a little less for me. ”
He announced his prostate cancer diagnosis last week
Roker last week broke the news to viewers that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Fortunately, as he noted, he was caught early.
While caught early, the personality of television added that there is less good news.
“It’s good news – bad news,” he said last week. “The good news is that we caught him early. It’s not good news that it’s a bit aggressive, so I’m going to take some time off to take care of this. ”
Roker is being treated at the Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center, where his surgeon, Dr Vincent Laudone, said Today of Queens-born Roker’s judgment, “Fortunately his cancer appears to be limited or limited to the prostate, but because it is more aggressive, we wanted to treat it, and after discussing the various options all – surgery, radiation, focus therapy – we decided to remove the prostate, ”said Laudone Today.
Roker is happy to be back home
He was born in 1954, the Today a showman has removed the surgery from his prostate and, keeping his fans informed, has announced that he is back home – and happy to say.
“I am delighted to tell you that my #prostatecancer lab is up and running at home,” he said. Instagram. “… A big shout out to everyone at the #josierobertsonsurgerycenter so appreciate the thoughts and wishes from our audience and the wonderful care packages from my colleagues. I hope to see you soon. ”
Dr. Laudon in his view Today he expressed hope that Roker will return to his regular life and soon.
“The goal is to bring it back to normal,” he said. “And so the fact that he walks a lot now, that he keeps himself in good shape, that he eats healthily, all of these things are very useful in terms of how he gets over on after surgery. ”