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Rappler's latest stories on prostate cancer


Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer fight

Sep 17, 2019 - 10:18 AM

'I'm in the clear, now, simply because I caught it early. I have so many tests,' the singer says

BURBANK, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Rod Stewart performs onstage at iHeartRadio LIVE at iHeartRadio Theater on November 27, 2018 in Burbank, California. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for iHeartMedia/AFP

Sandiganbayan sends former DPWH exec to Bilibid

Feb 07, 2019 - 9:05 PM

The anti-graft court says it cannot grant the request of former DPWH Bicol regional director Eleno Colinares Jr to be confined in a hospital for cancer treatment

BILIBID. This file photo shows the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City on October 28, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ben Stiller reveals he had prostate cancer

Oct 05, 2016 - 10:04 AM

Ben Stiller opens up about being diagnosed with prostate cancer 2 years ago

BEN STILLER. The actor opens up about his experience with prostate cancer on 'The Howard Stern Show.' Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival/AFP

WWE legend Bret Hart reveals battle with cancer

Feb 02, 2016 - 1:25 PM

I refuse to lose I will never give in or give up and I will win this battle or die trying

Singapore PM Lee discharged after prostate cancer surgery

Feb 18, 2015 - 12:50 PM

Lee s doctor: We are very glad we are able to detect and remove it in time PM should make a full recovery

RECOVERING. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (seated) talks to ministers via video conference at his hospital room at the Singapore General Hospital, a day after his prostate cancer surgery, February 17, 2015. Standing beside him is his his wife, Ho Ching. Image from Lee's official page on Facebook/Ministry of Communications and Information

Singapore PM Lee to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

Feb 15, 2015 - 7:03 PM

UPDATED Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong will be on medical leave for one week Depute Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will be acting prime minister

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attends the first session of the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit in Busan City, South Korea, 12 December 2014. Photo by Ahn Young-Joon/EPA

Former Singapore PM recovering after cancer surgery

Nov 22, 2014 - 9:24 PM

Goh is expected to make a full recovery as the cancer is localized and found early

GOH CHOK TONG.  Singapore Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong (L) and outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (R) during their meeting in Singapore, 04 September 2014. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA

It's Movember time again, Jakarta style

Oct 30, 2014 - 6:29 PM

How growing a mustache and enduring a month of awkward stares will help kids with cancer in Jakarta

MUSTASCHE FOR CASH. The author auctioning off his mustasche at the Movember event in Jakarta last year. Photo courtesy of the Jakarta Movember Facebook page

Free prostate cancer check at DOH hospitals on June 14

Jun 11, 2014 - 3:54 PM

It s a Father s Day gift DOH offers free digital rectal examination to test for prostate cancer in 64 public and private hospitals nationwide

Treatment extends life for men with prostate cancer

Jun 01, 2014 - 11:24 PM

Adding the chemotherapy drug docetaxel to standard treatment can extend life spans by up to a year

Poison ruled out as cause of Chilean poet Neruda's death

Nov 08, 2013 - 11:18 PM

Study confirms prostate cancer caused Neruda s death in 1973

DIED OF CANCER, OR KILLED? Pablo Neruda during a Library of Congress recording session, 20 June 1966. Photo courtesy of the US Library of Congress.

Warren Buffett has prostate cancer

Apr 18, 2012 - 6:54 AM

US tycoon Warren Buffet announces he has early stage prostate cancer and indicates he has no plans of stepping down

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett smiles on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after ringing the opening bell on September 30, 2011 in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP