Ben Stiller opens up about the importance of having a prostate exam! Ben Stiller, he’s best known for his hilarious role in the film series “Meet The Parents, Meet the… The post Ben Stiller opens up about the importance of having a prostate...Show More Summary
Ben Stiller—one of the few comedians on this side of the pond who can make me laugh—said prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing saved his life. I suspect he wasn’t being funny. Stiller had Gleason Grade 7 localized prostate cancer. Is he right? The honest answer is that we don’t know for certain. Before I get granular, […]
By SAURABH JHA, MD Ben Stiller – one of the few comedians on this side of the pond who can make me laugh – said PSA testing saved his life. I suspect he wasn’t being funny. Mr. Stiller had Gleason Grade 7 localized prostate cancer. Is he right? The honest answer is that we don’t
Ben Stiller's suggestion that PSA testing saved his life is re-igniting the debate over the controversial screening method for prostate cancer—and putting the spotlight on the need to improve detection and monitoring with emerging technologies.
A frequent topic of discussion on this blog is the concept of overdiagnosis. It’s a topic I’ve been writing about regularly since around 2007 or so and is defined as the detection in an asymptomatic person of disease that, if left alone, would never progress to endanger that person’s life or well-being within his or…
Their on-air chat cannot be summarized by “It’s all good. Just do it!” It’s a message about the value of men speaking and asking questions of their doctors.
The actor says a prostate cancer blood test saved his life, but that doesn't mean others should get tested, says Clare Wilson
Comedic actor Ben Stiller clearly had the best of intentions when he decided to write about his experience with prostate cancer and urge men to get a prostate specific antigen (PSA) test starting at the age of 40 – advice which contradicts the guidelines of all major professional organizations. Show More Summary
Almost five years since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force made a controversial recommendation against prostate-specific antigen-based screening for prostate cancer, actor Ben Stiller jumped into that debate on Tuesday revealing how an early PSA test helped him beat a prostate cancer diagnosis two years ago.
Ben Stiller went public with his prostate cancer diagnosis in an essay on Medium on Tuesday. The comedian was diagnosed in 2014 and has been cancer-free since treatment that year. He credits a controversial screening test ? the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test ? with saving his life: Taking the PSA test saved my life. Show More Summary
In a surprising reveal, actor Ben Stiller revealed that he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer two years ago, at the age of 48, on the Howard Stern Show Tuesday. The Zoolander actor told Stern about his experience with diagnosing and treating the illness, as well as advocated for the importance of... Show More Summary
50-year-old Stiller explained to Howard Stern how a controversial test saved his life.
Ben Stiller opened up about his battle with prostate cancer two years back for the first time ever in order to defend the controversial detection test that he credits with saving his life.
He wants other men to learn from his story.
Actor Ben Stiller is crediting a prostate cancer screening test for saving his life. But should men get the test?
He said that a controversial blood test ended up saving his life. [ more › ]
'It came out of the blue for me... I had no idea.'
Comedic actor Ben Stiller has revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. The 50-year-old thanked early detection of the disease for his survival, reports People. Ben Stiller says he was diagnosed with prostate...Show More Summary
Though best known for his ability to make audiences laugh, actor, writer and director Ben Stiller is hoping his latest effort will make people stop and think. Stiller published an essay Tuesday morning revealing that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in June 2014. He was declared cancer-free...