Ryan O'Neal says he has Stage 2 prostate cancer

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ryan O'Neal says the prognosis is positive for his recovery from recently diagnosed Stage 2 prostate cancer.

The 70-year-old actor said in a statement released through his publicist on Monday that he was "shocked and stunned by the news" but feels fortunate the disease was caught early. He says he's expected to make a full recovery.

A memoir about his romance with actress Farrah Fawcett, Both of Us: My Life With Farrah, will be published on May 1. Fawcett died in 2009 after a public battle with cancer.

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