Chicago Bishop Larry Trotter diagnosed with prostate cancer

A prominent Chicago clergyman, well known in the African-American community, announced he has prostate cancer.

Bishop Larry Trotter, a senior pastor at Sweet Holy Spirit Church of Chicago, got the initial diagnosis in March 2013.

The 56-year-old bishop says he feels good and has maintained a normal church schedule. Doctors say that the cancer is in its earliest stages and that his prognosis is good. Trotter has even pledged to become a public voice and an advocate for early detection test for prostate cancer.

Trotter will undergo surgery on May 20.

PHOTO: Bishop Larry Trotter (center, at microphone) and other other ministers at a news conference on Sept. 10, 2012, where they asked for a resolution in the Chicago teachers strike. –Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment


Related Stories


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 522 other followers