News 3 examines prostate cancer disparities in Black men, proton therapy treatment in Hampton Roads

NORFOLK, Va. – This month, News 3 is raising awareness of men’s health issues and funds for the Movember Foundation. Click here to read full coverage.

Hampton University hosts free Prostate Cancer and Men’s Health Awareness Fair

The event had a special guest too: NFL Hall of Famer defensive end and Hampton Roads native Bruce Smith. In light of September being Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute hosted its first annual Prostate Cancer and Men’s Health Awareness Fair on Saturday morning. The free event aimed to provide Hampton Roads with information […]

Men’s Health Awareness Fair at Hampton University Sept. 17

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute is putting on a men’s health fair. Click here to watch the video.

Local NFL greats to talk about men’s health in Hampton Saturday

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A few local NFL greats are starting the conversation about prostate cancer at an event this weekend. The Hampton University Proton Therapy Center will host a free men’s health clinic and health panel.  Cancer screenings are important to catching the disease before it spreads. According to the American Cancer Society, about one in […]

Hampton student, 9, battles brain cancer with support system of family, school

At 5 years old, Maddie Davis was diagnosed with ependymoma, a type of brain cancer, and since has battled nine brain tumors and two spinal tumors. She has had multiple surgeries, rounds of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Continuing with a clinical trial treatment in Washington D.C., 9-year-old Davis currently is battling three to six brain […]