Famous Prostate Cancer SurvivorsRobert De Niro
Diagnosed in 2003, De Niro kept secretive about his treatment, but many believe he underwent a prostatectomy.
Former manager of the New York Yankees battled prostate cancer in 1999. He reportedly said he suffered no symptoms of prostate cancer. He opted for a prostatectomy.
Former President of South Africa, nelson Mandela was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2001. It is reported that he went through radiation therapy as treatment.
Former Mayor of New York, Rudy Giuliani was diagnosed in 2000. His diagnosis was prompted by high PSA levels in his blood.
Palmer was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 1997. 8 weeks after surgery, he was on back on the green golfing.
Actor Harry Belafonte was diagnosed in 1996 and now is an activist for prostate cancer survivorship.
Seantor Bob Dole was diagnosed in 1991 and was treated with surgery.
Powell underwent surgery in 2003 for prostate cancer and made a full recovery, becoming a prostate cancer survivor.
John Kerry's prostate cancer was detected through a normal PSA test. It was significantly higher than the last PSA test, but still with the normal range. He was diagnosed in 2002 and has made a full recovery.
Created on 12/02/2005