The test that saved Ben Stiller's life: Star credits prostate screening for finding his tumour so why is it controversial?



Ben Stiller's prostate cancer battle has brought the disease back into the spotlight and with it, the debate over whether men should be offered routine screening.
He revealed his tumour had been growing for five years and credits the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests he had done, with saving his life.
The Hollywood actor revealed he was diagnosed with an 'aggressive' form of cancer two years ago - and secretly had surgery to remove his prostate. 
By September that year, he was told he was cancer-free. 
Now, he is urging men to speak to their doctors about being tested at an earlier... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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