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.”
So, I had cancer a couple of years ago and I wanted to talk about it. And the test that saved my life. https://t.co/KWirBcRZ7D— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) October 4, 2016
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 identify prostate cancer.