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Ben Stiller reveals prostate cancer battle: 'It came out of the blue'

Seth Kelley Variety.com LOS ANGELES -- Ben Stiller announced on Tuesday, during an interview on the Howard Stern Show, that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago when he was 48. The actor opened up about how he was able to detect an...

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Movie actors from left Christine Taylor , Ben Stiller and Hugh Jackman in attendance on day nine of the 2016 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Seth Kelley

Variety.com

LOS ANGELES - Ben Stiller announced on Tuesday, during an interview on the Howard Stern Show, that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago when he was 48.

The actor opened up about how he was able to detect and treat the cancer.

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

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Stiller took part in the interview to help spread awareness, and talk about the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) - a blood test used to measure protein levels, which can help identify prostate cancer.

 

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