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8 Famous Men With Prostate Cancer

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2. Robert De Niro

Famous for playing gangsters, De Niro faced a new foe—prostate cancer—in October 2003. He had surgery that December and his disease has since gone into remission. Surgery is a common treatment choice for men whose cancer has not spread beyond the prostate.


Medically Reviewed By: McDonough, Brian, MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2012-07-12