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CLEVELAND, Ohio — Actor Ben Stiller recently shared for the first time that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent surgery to have his prostate removed. He credits early diagnosis with saving his life.

Dr. Eric Klein is chairman of the Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and well known for his research into the prevention of prostate cancer. Dr. Klein explained why the simple test that Ben Stiller is so important to catching prostate cancer early.

Fox 8’s Wayne Dawson also opened up about his recent health scare with prostate cancer and admitted how grateful he was to catch it early.

Click here to learn more about prostate cancer care at the Cleveland Clinic.