Mike Landess on 50 years in TV news: going public with his fight against prostate cancer

Longtime Denver-area news anchor shares his experiences with viewers.
Sept. 2, 2014

It was the summer of 2006 that Denver 7NEWS anchor Mike Landess got the news no one wants to hear – he had cancer. “It was quite an unwelcome 60th birthday present from my doctor when he told me I had prostate cancer,” Mike said at the time. “My life didn’t flash before my eyes, but the level of confusion about what I was up against and what kind of treatment was appropriate for my case was overwhelming.”

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