Ryan O’Neal: I Have Prostate Cancer
By Shari Weiss | 8:03 pm, April 13th, 2012
Ryan O’Neal has prostate cancer.
The actor made the admission in a statement furnished to Gossip Cop on Friday night, revealing he was recently diagnosed with the illness, which is in stage 2.
“Although I was shocked and stunned by the news, I feel fortunate that it was detected early and according to my extraordinary team of doctors the prognosis is positive for a full recovery,” O’Neal says.
He adds, “I am deeply grateful for the support of my friends and family during this time, and I urge everyone to get regular check-ups, as early detection is the best defense against this horrible disease that has afflicted so many.”
People first reported O’Neal’s diagnosis.
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