March 16th, 2009
10:57 AM ET
6 years ago

Don Imus battles prostate cancer

 Radio shock jock Don Imus has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Radio shock jock Don Imus has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

NEW YORK (CNN) - Radio host Don Imus has prostate cancer.

The shock jock made the announcement on his radio show Monday morning.

Imus learned of the diagnosis last Wednesday, said Laurie Cantillo, program director for WABC-AM of New York.

A bone scan indicated that the cancer has not spread, she said, and doctors believe it is fully treatable.

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soundoff (10 Responses)
  1. Matt, Chico, CA

    I wonder how many Liberals will say he deserves this while they berate Conservatives for saying the same thing about Kennedy

    March 16, 2009 10:58 am at 10:58 am |
  2. obama-mama

    I know a lot of mean things could be said but he is one of God's children and I sincerely wish him well. Good they caught it early and it is treatable.

    March 16, 2009 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  3. Eric Heinz

    Imus should ask his urologist about da Vinci Prostatectomy.

    March 16, 2009 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  4. Eric Heinz

    Imus should ask his urologist about da Vinci Prostatectomy.

    March 16, 2009 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  5. John doe

    Get this ticker off we have more important problem to solve in America to be talking about somebody personal problem.

    March 16, 2009 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  6. Anonymous

    I'm sorry for the cancer but he is a nasty (and nasty looking) man!

    March 16, 2009 11:02 am at 11:02 am |
  7. dave

    Keep it up I Man

    March 16, 2009 11:04 am at 11:04 am |
  8. TerryT

    Another story that ISN'T POLITICAL in the POLITICAL TICKER. News, sure. NOT POLITICAL.

    Did the white house need another distraction?

    March 16, 2009 11:04 am at 11:04 am |
  9. TerryT

    Another story that ISN'T POLITICAL in the POLITICAL TICKER. News, sure. NOT POLITICAL.

    Did the white house need another distraction?

    March 16, 2009 11:04 am at 11:04 am |
  10. TerryT

    Another story that ISN'T POLITICAL in the POLITICAL TICKER. News, sure. NOT POLITICAL.

    Did the white house need another distraction?

    March 16, 2009 11:04 am at 11:04 am |