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Kanye West’s dad getting treatment for prostate cancer, according to reports

Kanye quickly went to his father (Picture: Backgrid – ABC) Kanye West’s father, Ray West, is receiving treatment for cancer. According to TMZ, Ray has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, not stomach cancer, as earlier reports suggested. Sources say he is being treated in Los Angeles and is responding to the treatment. The rapper reportedly stopped everything he was doing and went to his father’s side. Kanye and his mum were reportedly very close (Picture: Reuters/Robert Galbraith) His parents divorced when the 41-year-old was a child and he moved to Chicago with his mum – the city being an inspiration for his daughter, to whom he gave the name. West’s mother Donda died in 2007 following complications bought about by cosmetic surgery, and Kanye blamed himself for her passing, attributing his breakdown to her death. Since that time Kanye has been open about his struggles with mental health. Talking to the New York Times, he said: ‘I’ve thought about killing myself all the time. I..

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