Playboy TV Host Lola Bastinado Fights Cancer

NEW YORK — Playboy TV Host, sex advice columnist and educator Miss Lola Bastinado has announced that she has been diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer.

“I think the word ‘cancer’ in itself is scary and highly intimidating to most. I know when I was diagnosed, I felt as if the world literally just stopped. However, we are fortunate to live in a day in age where early detection allows many of us a fighting chance when it comes to treatment,” Bastinado says. “I will be having surgery and treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering and I am extremely positive and hopeful.”

“My surgeon as well as the rest of the staff at Memorial are truly magnificent and have brought me great comfort through their support and education of the cancer I am now dealing with,” Bastinado adds. “With all the accomplishments I’ve had in life, ‘cancer survivor’ will be another that I intend to add to my list.”

Bastinado will be celebrating her 40th birthday on December 20 in New York. To attend, couples and women may sign up for the guest list here. In lieu of gifts, Bastinado requests that fans donate to The American Cancer Society. A portion of the proceeds from her birthday gala will also be donated to aid in the funding of cancer research.

Bastinado is slated to be a featured sex educator for the SHE EXPO in Los Angeles.

For more information, visit LolaBastinado.com.