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“I Had Aggresive Prostrate Cancer” – American Actor, Ben Stiller

BY KENNETH ATISELE

American actor, Ben Stiller has revealed he was diagnosed with an ‘aggressive’ form of cancer two years ago – and secretly had surgery to remove his prostate.

The 50-year-old actor opened up about his battle with the disease for the first time in an interview on Tuesday’s Howard Stern Show.

He said his doctors diagnosed him with ‘immediately aggressive’ prostrate cancer in June 2014 and two months later, he underwent surgery.

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 age.

‘It came out of the blue for me,’ Stiller said. ‘I had no idea.’

His tumour had been growing for five years, he said, and had he not had a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test done, he wouldn’t have realised he had one.

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