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    Post by Tony Marino on Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:57 pm






    As he reveals in a statement to People magazine, O'Neal was "recently diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer." While he was "shocked and stunned by the news," he says he still has a reason to feel fortunate.

    "It was detected early, and according to my extraordinary team of doctors the prognosis is positive for a full recovery," he says in the statement.

    He goes on to express his gratitude to friends and family for their support, and he also encourages "everyone to get regular check-ups, as early detection is the best defense against this horrible disease that has afflicted so many."

    O'Neal lost his long-time partner, actress Farrah Fawcett, to anal cancer in 2009, and was previously treated for leukemia in the late '90s.


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    Post by Nystyle709 on Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:23 pm

    That's terrible. Hope he can make a recovery.



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    Post by Tony Marino on Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:56 am

    Stage 4 is pretty bad!



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    Post by Alan Smithee on Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:50 pm

    Yeah. The first I heard about this it was reported that it was stage 1 and he was expected to make a full recovery. Stage 4 ain't good.



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