Stephen Fry reveals he is recovering from prostate cancer

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The actor underwent surgery to remove his prostate and 11 lymph nodes before Christmas, and has been told “it’s all been got”.

Stephen Fry has announced he is receiving treatment for prostate cancer.

The actor and writer revealed the news in a video message on his personal blog on Friday.

He underwent surgery to remove his prostate and 11 lymph nodes before Christmas. He was diagnosed following a full health check-up by his doctor, whom he had booked an appointment with to receive a flu jab.

Surgery is said to have gone well, with doctors telling him: “It’s all been got.”

Introducing the link to his blog on Twitter, the 60-year-old wrote: “For the last 2 months I’ve been in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure.

“I’m sorry I haven’t felt able to talk about it till now, but here I am explaining what has been going on.”

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