Trending

Radio host Jerry Howarth battles prostate cancer at 70 : Trending News : Latinos Health

By  | 

Radio host Jerry Howarth fights prostate cancer at 70

Tags
play by play, PSA, MRI, CBCsports, prostate cancer canada, indications and signs prostate cancer, treatment prostate cancer, 36 seasons, blue jay pre-season, radio, host, fights, prostate, cancer TORONTO, CANADA-APRIL 18:

Radio broadcaster Jerry Howarth of the Toronto Blue Jays prior to an MLB video game against the Chicago White Sox on April 18, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo: Tom Szczerbowski/ Factor )The man behind the voice of the Blue Jays play-by-play

for 36 seasons, Jerry Howarth, was identified to have a prostate cancer and is scheduled to go through for a cancer surgical treatment this week. It was five years back when test results show a high level of prostate particular antigen( PSA) in Howarth’s blood. Biopsy was done but stopped working to detect prostate cancer. The development was later then detected in the MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). According to CBC Sports, Howarth, 70, gives credits to MRI in his declaration in CTV with Pauline Chan for identifying the development ofthe cancer in his prostate. He is also supporting a study to figure out the best technique for prostate cancer screening by his cancer expert, Dr. Robert Nam of Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Center in Toronto. According to< a target ="_ blank" href =" http://www.prostatecancer.ca/Prostate-Cancer/About-Prostate-Cancer"> Prostate Cancer Canda, prostate belongs to the male reproductive system that offers nutrients and additional fluid to sperm. However, some prostate cells may lose regular control of development and department and becomes prostate cancer. This illness is most common to impact Canadian males. One from ten are identified with this kind of illness without ever having actually the cancer discovered for several years. Most typical indications and signs of this disease includes problem in urinating, seriousness to urinate often especially at night, burning sensation or pain when urinating, failure to begin and to stop urine circulation, agonizing ejaculation and blood in the urine or semen. PSA test, digital rectal exam, biopsy, MRI, grading and staging are the tests to be include to

increase the possibilities of cancer to be found in its early phase. Active surveillance, radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, Hormonal agent treatment and Chemotherapy are likewise the typical treatment options to be made. In line with this, in between 2003 and 2012, the death rate has been declining significantly by nearly 3.1 %from

enhanced screening for prostate cancer and better treatment options. Jerry Howarth is among the many prostate cancer victims that benefited to the increasing awareness and through the improved testing

and better treatment alternatives available. The Blue Jays required to Twitter, saying,”… Wish the incomparable Jerry Howarth a rapid healing in his fight against prostate cancer.

Hope to see you in the booth quickly!”Blue Jays open their pre-season schedule on February 25 against that Atlanta Braves in Orlando, Florida.

Toronto will play its very first home video game of the spring next day against the Philadelphia Phillies at Dunedin’s Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Y

Regal Assets Banner
Follow

Follow this blog

Get a weekly email of all new posts.

Email address