London (ANI): Legendary actor David Prowse has revealed that he is battling prostate cancer. David, who thrilled fans with his terrific portrayal of the villain Darth Vader in the Star Wars trilogy, has been undergoing radiotherapy for nearly two months.
He has hinted that his disease has been detected at an early stage, and the doctors are talking 'fantastic' care of him. “It's amazing what can be done if you catch it early," the Sun quoted him as telling a radio talk show.
David also urged all men over the age of 50 to get a blood test to check for prostate cancer.
Story first published: Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 12:38 [IST]