74-year-old Rod Stewart has revealed that he is in “in the clear” from prostate cancer, after being diagnosed with the disease more than two years ago. Stewart was reportedly diagnosed with prostate cancer in February 2016, during a routine check-up.
The singer revealed the news at a special Prostate Project fundraiser alongside former Faces bandmates Ronnie Wood and Kenny Jones. “Two years ago I was diagnosed with prostate cancer,” Stewart said at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England over the weekend, adding “No one knows this, but I thought this was about time I told everybody. I’m in the clear, now, simply because I caught it early. I have so many tests.”
Stewart hopes to help raise awareness about prostate cancer and is urging men everywhere to take preliminary measures and get simple check-ups.
The singer has reportedly been in remission since July 2019.
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