Frankie's Health

Frankie has been treated for prostate cancer since last August when he noticed that after urinating, his bladder still felt full. A biopsy was done soon after his check-up. Further biopsies before Thanksgiving showed cancer cells so the decision was made to do surgery.

He had a prostatectomy in January - some birthday present! He has been given a clean bill of health by the people he calls the "flight surgeons." You will hear more details on Monday and beyond.

He was asked by his doctor to take part in an interview on ET and perhaps Larry King Live because his is a good example of how this cancer can be treated (with good results) if it's caught early. He agreed to do this in the hope of convincing other men to make this check-up a part of their regular physicals.

Thank you again for your support and concern.

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Judy says:
Feb 6, 2006 6:34 AM
Thanks for the truth, Nancy! VERY much appreciated!

Dougjr says:
Feb 6, 2006 7:51 AM
It takes a great amount of courage both to face an issue like this, and to discuss such a private matter in public.

Our prayers are with him.

Ronald Sarbo says:
Feb 6, 2006 9:56 AM
We wish Frankie a healthy and speedy recovery.

Domenico says:
Feb 6, 2006 11:46 AM
Wishing Frank,Jr. all the best. Here's to a speedy recover!

Domenic Vitanza

Lourdes Correa says:
Feb 6, 2006 1:23 PM
I wish Frankie a speedy recovery and he will be in my daily thoughts and prayers

Thanks, Nancy, for the truth.

Jackie says:
Feb 6, 2006 4:14 PM
Thank you Nancy, for letting us know about Frank, Jr. My thoughts and prayers are with him for a speedy and full recovery. My nephew had that same operation several years ago. We had a great time with him at our family reunion in September. He is very healthy today.

Suzanne11 says:
Feb 6, 2006 7:47 PM
Thank you Nancy for letting us know about Frank Jr. Please let him know he is in our prayers and that we wish him a full recovery. I heard last Friday he would be interviewed on ET this Monday but it was not aired tonight. Maybe later in the week?

victor m. says:
Feb 6, 2006 8:18 PM
NancyIm so relieved about Frankie, Thank God He came out All right, I love Frankie. You made My Day that Hes Alright.

Jake says:
Feb 7, 2006 7:00 AM
All the best for a full and speedy recovery and thank Goodness for the great results. Thanks for the news, my thoughts and prayers for Frankie.

Feb 7, 2006 11:41 AM
I wish all the best to Frankie and a healthy and speedy recovery.

Old Man Music says:
Feb 7, 2006 12:56 PM
give Frank jr my best glad he caught it in time and speedy recovery
the best
Old Man Music

Linda says:
Feb 8, 2006 3:41 PM
Prayers and good wishes for Frankie

Rich K says:
Feb 8, 2006 4:15 PM
Frank Jr. must have gone through quite a scare, and I'm sure the surgery wasn't any fun either. Glad to hear everything's turning out well. Since your family seems like an extensive of our family, these things aren't received lightly. Hope that's the end of Mr. C for Mr. S Jr. Prayers and good wishes....Rich K

paul masi says:
Feb 12, 2006 8:21 AM
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paul masi says:
Feb 12, 2006 8:25 AM
Hi Nancy: That is really great news on Frank Sinatra, jr. He will be in my prayers everynite and also for you and those who are serving our nation. God Bless You and the USA.

David Charles says:
Feb 12, 2006 10:21 AM
I hope the fear is gone and replaced with the love from his family, friends and fans. I know 'Dad' is watching out for him.

FrankForever says:
Feb 13, 2006 3:24 PM
I wish you a speedy recovery Frank Jr. Saw you in Sept. when you performed at Westbury Music Fair, you were awesome!!


Canela says:
Feb 13, 2006 7:40 PM
Frankie, I am so glad to know that you are thoughts ,my prayers and my good wishes are with you...
take care

jainewardle says:
Feb 14, 2006 1:32 PM
Dear Frankie,
I am glad to hear you were lucky enough to catch the cancer in time. Unfortunately my dad didn't make it to the doctor on time and the cancer has move into his hip, neck and leg. He no longer qualifies for the trial drugs and is now on, what is know as, pain management. I have lived abroad for 18 years and I am in the processes of getting my husband and son their greencards so we can be with him. It is very hard to see my strong father slowly lose his strength. He puts on a brave face but you can see the pain in his eyes. All I can say is MEN IF YOU ARE OVER 45 YEARS OLD GO TO THE DOCTOR! THEY MAKE WOMEN DO IT FOR CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER IT SHOULD BE REQUIRED FOR MEN TOO!!!!

Ed Potts says:
Feb 14, 2006 5:40 PM
I`m glad Frank Jr. is doing well and wish him continued success with his struggle in fighting this cancer.It ain`t easy!

Jose says:
Feb 15, 2006 2:18 PM
I am very very happy that it was caught in time. Congratulations.
Thank you for telling us.

Angel4638 says:
Feb 15, 2006 6:56 PM
Nancy, Thank you for keeping us updated on your brother Franks' health and on what shows he'll be on! I'm sorry to hear about what he had to go through but I'm happy that now he has a clean bill of health. He will remain in my families and my thoughts and prayers!

Angel4638 says:
Feb 15, 2006 6:56 PM
Nancy, Thank you for keeping us updated on your brother Franks' health and on what shows he'll be on! I'm sorry to hear about what he had to go through but I'm happy that now he has a clean bill of health. He will remain in my families and my thoughts and prayers!

Suzanne11 says:
Feb 15, 2006 8:47 PM
I did see Frank Jr. on ET Friday talking about his prostate operation and his excellent prognosis. I am glad he came forward to encourage men to have themselves checked out and to dispell any fears about the operation. All the best to you Frankie. Get well soon.

TheVoice says:
Feb 17, 2006 3:07 AM
I wish good health to Frank Jr from te bottom of my heart and send my huge thoughts to his family.

Pierre from Paris, France

phil jones says:
Feb 20, 2006 9:45 AM
Frank, I want to wish you a speedy recovery and I hope that everything turns out for the best. My prayers are with you. God Bless
Phil Jones

DOUGofOHIO says:
Feb 21, 2006 7:56 AM
Good morning from a part of The American Midwest-USA:

We're with you all the way.

Doug and Doris
Piqua, Ohio

Lynda L says:
Feb 25, 2006 7:34 AM
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Lynda L says:
Feb 25, 2006 7:36 AM
Frankie, I'm sending my warmest thoughts and wishes your way. I'm glad you received a clean bill of health. You are in my prayers.

Emilia says:
Feb 28, 2006 5:53 AM
Dear Frankie, I only knew about your health in february 24, when I read the post of Nancy. I know that the worse already have passed and you are cured by now. I already put your name in my prays.
I would like to say to you how much is important you tell to the men, and young men about the need of to do examinations as early as possible. I have 2 sons, of24 and 32 and talking with them and their fellows , I saw that the great majority don´t want to do the examinations of prostate. Your example turn it so public like possible will help so many people aroung the world, because you are a world person. I already have breast cancer in 1997 and I am totally cured, but I did the examination with my own hands every day in the bath, this have saved my life. I always tell about this to my students. We have to speak very clear about this. I love you and your son Michael, hugs for all your family. Emília

Jim Musgrave says:
Feb 28, 2006 12:41 PM
Dear Mr. Sinatra -
Happy to hear you're doing well! We met in Salem, Oregon a few years ago. I had surgery for colon cancer (no symptoms) a year ago Jan 4. The cancer's gone, but have a few other complications. I'm scheduled at the Mayo clinic this week.
Happy to read you have a new cd coming out. I remember, in the fifties, how we'd wait in anticipation of you dad's next album. Best wishes to you and your family.
Jim M.

George Lyons says:
Feb 28, 2006 9:47 PM
Continued good health, Frankie and many more years of music making!

Greggie says:
Mar 3, 2006 7:16 AM
I enjoy hearing Frankie on the entry page every time I log in. I pray for his continued good health.
God bless him.

George Bellefon says:
Mar 12, 2006 7:02 AM
I'm glad they caught it early. I'm 69 and have regular prostate checkups. Best wishes, Frankie.

nynick says:
Mar 14, 2006 8:49 AM
Speedy recovery Frankie!!
Waiting for your new CD and from the small taste you give on the site, I think you have a winner here! Hope to be hearing you soon.

Take care of yourself.


fluffy says:
Mar 25, 2006 10:28 AM
Im so glad the Frank jnr was able to beat cancer... the sinatra family are fighters and only something EXTREMLY EXTREMLY major will knock them down. Frank jnrs very much like his dad.... hes a fighter! I hope in the near future that either Nancy or Frank jnr will come to London to perform as ive never seen either of them live and would absolutly love to.

DOUGofOHIO says:
Apr 3, 2006 9:10 AM
Good stormy morning from a part of The American Midwest-USA:

We saw Frankie on TV last night..what an unselfish wonderful thing to do.

Respectfully, DOUGofOHIO
Monday, April 3, 2006

FAS1 says:
Apr 6, 2006 11:09 AM
So happy to hear you're
doing so well, Frankie!!
I had my prostate removed in May, 2001, and I feel great!! All Of Me Wishes The Very Best
To All Of You!!

gerald says:
May 27, 2006 5:13 PM
Dear Frank Jr.

My Mom and me, we wish a speedy complete recovery and all the best to You.

A Huge Hug,

Dina and Gerald.

Carolinagirl says:
Jun 15, 2006 10:27 PM
Glad you are recovering well. You are a very nice man.
Palmetto girl

Phil Sands says:
Jul 29, 2006 9:51 PM
Nancy, you are treating people like crap. You should be ashamed of yourself.


sono felice says:
Sep 25, 2006 7:12 PM
I was not aware of Frank's prostate, problem.
I Know very well the feeling symptom etc.
I have the same problem ( no cancer noticed)
I could have had surgery,I elected pill's
I get urinating problem's all the time.
So very pleased He has Clean bill of health.
(Incidentally,he has a great voice).

paul95014 says:
Nov 15, 2006 10:17 AM
I'm (hopefully) recovering from PC and had brachytherapy in 2004. I'd also like to wish Jr the best.
Watch your PSA Frankie! Make sure it's 1.0 or less.

The Frank Truth

We have recently been told about another web site dedicated to Frank Sinatra called The Frank Truth. While this site is not affiliated with the Sinatra Family, we have heard good things about this site and encourage you to take a look and see what you think.

The web site address is:

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Noebie says:
Jan 9, 2006 7:25 AM
Thank you so much for linking to this site! I try to keep both the Website and the Podcast positive and in the spirit of keeping the flame. Suggestions (and criticism) are welcome.

Cent' Anni!

Jake says:
Jan 16, 2006 5:36 AM
Looks like a nice web site!

I have yet to download some of the shows, however, but plan to do so in the near future.

Thanks and take care!

Mel in LA says:
Jan 16, 2006 10:54 PM
Interesting site and it looks like he is going to keep everything legal.. Remember you don't really have to Download the shows. Just click and you can hear them streamed on your Quick Time player

Bonni Brasco says:
Jan 28, 2006 8:11 PM
This is great! I'm adding it to my blogspot link list.

nynick says:
May 15, 2006 4:59 PM

I have posted the iPod cast on the Who Dat Music Productions web site.

This is a wonderful site.
The information that are in these short broadcasts is right on the money.

Thank you for letting us know about this beautiful web site.


philsands says:
Jul 27, 2006 10:35 PM
You really hurt my feelings, Nancy. Why did you ban me?

Frank Sinatra Foundation

During his lifetime, Frank Sinatra, the man and performer, raised in excess of one billion dollars for various charities worldwide. In keeping with that tradition on this 90th anniversary of his birth, we are pleased to offer a line of quality products available for purchase.

View products at The Frank Sinatra Foundation. All proceeds from donations and purchases will benefit The Frank Sinatra Foundation.

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Canela says:
Dec 12, 2005 6:04 PM
I am going in to order the bracelets...I am so glad its finally here!

June says:
Dec 12, 2005 8:11 PM

Just made my first donation.....

Luv, Junie

Domenico says:
Dec 15, 2005 3:12 PM
I ordered the pin, the hat pin, and two bracelets and make an addition donation to a worthy cause. Frank Sinatra Forever

Domenic Vitanza

Forza_Sinatra says:
Dec 23, 2005 10:42 AM
These products are what i've been waiting for. Well done Nancy,

God Bless You


Barry says:
Dec 29, 2005 8:09 AM
I won't despair Nancy.
Not will you for support I won't.
Lots of love and have a GREAT New Year.

BobbySoxer says:
Jan 3, 2006 2:30 PM
I had difficulty making a simple donation because no e-mail address was provided until some bracelets were bought.

For anyone who wants to make a donation without a purchase the address is:

I know I'll love the bracelets and if they're too big, won't they look great on my Korbel wine bottles!

neil calabrese says:
Nov 5, 2006 6:01 AM
I love my "what would frank do" bracelet, when faced with a decission i often look at the bracelet and come up with an answer, but most of all was happy to make donation in the name of a mans music i haved loved for years..Franis Albert Sinatra im with you and your music every day.......Neil Calabrese