Stephen Fry recovering from cancer op

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    Stephen Fry is recuperating from for and stated “all of it appeared to go quite well”.

    The broadcaster, who had his operation in early January, stated on his site: “They took the prostate out,” including: “So far as we understand it’s all been got.”

    He stated it was an “aggressive” cancer however it “does not appear” to have actually spread out.

    The previous host included: “For the minute I’m healthy and well and delighted and I simply wished to let you understand due to the fact that rumours had actually begun to swirl.”

    In the video on his website , he stated: “You need to recuperate which’s exactly what I’ve been doing.”

    He stated his household and “my beloved, beloved spouse” Elliott Spencer had actually been “simply wonderful”.

    “Here’s hoping I’ve got another couple of years left on this world due to the fact that I delight in life at the minute which’s a wonderful thing to be able to state, and I ‘d rather it didn’t disappear,” he included.

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    Image caption Fry stepped down as Baftas host last month

    His condition was offered a Gleason Score – a scale utilized to rank the aggressiveness of prostate cancer – of 9 from 10 prior to the operation, where cosmetic surgeons got rid of 11 lymph nodes.

    Fry included that he needed to get utilized to the concept of the medical diagnosis, stating: “I walked around stating to myself, ‘I’ve got cancer. Excellent paradises, Stephen, you’re not the sort of individual who gets cancer.’

    “I understand it’s an old cliche however you do not believe it’s going to take place to you.”

    He advised males to obtain their PSA [prostate particular antigen] levels consulted a medical professional.

    “I typically felt my life was conserved by this early intervention, so I would advise any of you males of a specific age to obtain your PSA levels examined,” he stated.

    NHS Choices states there are advantages and disadvantages of having the test, which can be undependable and trigger unneeded concern.

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    Fans, consisting of some popular names, sent out excellent desires on Twitter:

    Fry’s comprehensive profession

    The 60-year-old stepped down last month as host of the Bafta Film Awards. He was changed by Joanna Lumley at last week’s event.

    A respected broadcaster and author, he hosted BBC Two’s profane test program QI for 13 years, and starred in ITV’s funny series Jeeves and Wooster in addition to BBC funny Blackadder with Rowan Atkinson.

    His mellifluous tones were utilized for the Harry Potter UK audiobooks, while his own books consist of 3 volumes of autobiography.

    In 1997, he played Oscar Wilde in the movie Wilde, and directed Bright Young Things in 2003.

    His documentary Stephen Fry’s The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive won an Emmy Award in 2007 .

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