On Monday, he gave shoutouts to his “great surgeons” as well as the family members and coworkers who have supported him.
He said he was in good health, especially after getting his catheter removed. “I feel good and I’ve been trying to exercise,” he said, adding that he now shared something with “all of you ladies who have children”: “I’m Kegel-ing right now,” he joked, referring to Kegel exercises that are used to strengthen the pelvic floor.
Roker said he’s going to have blood work done soon and will get tested every six months for the next five years.
The TV anchor has urged viewers to get regular prostate checks since first disclosing his diagnostic publicly. He has emphasised the fact that Black men have a higher risk of developing the disease, meaning they should start getting check-ups earlier.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation recommends that Black men start getting screened for prostate cancer at the age of 40.
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