Ben Stiller speaks about diagnosis with prostate cancer
The actor Ben Stiller has spoken about his diagnosis with prostate cancer. Speaking on the Howard Stern Show, Stiller said he was diagnosed with “immediately aggressive” prostate cancer two years ago, and has had surgery to treat it.
Appearing alongside his surgeon, Stiller, 50, said he hoped being open about his own experiences would lead to greater awareness of prostate cancer’s symptoms. He also said he now regularly urged younger people to be checked for the illness.
Said Stiller of his own diagnosis: “It came out of the blue for me. I had no idea.”
After seeing a urologist, who told... read more
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