Double Ashes-winning England hero Allan Lamb reveals prostate cancer diagnosis as 67-year-old urges men to ‘put their egos aside’ and get checked
- Allan Lamb won two cricket World Cups and two Ashes for England
- The 67-year-old has now revealed that he is battling prostate cancer.
- Lamb underwent a month of treatment and urged the men to get tested
Former England cricket captain Allan Lamb has revealed that he is battling prostate cancer.
Lamb, 67, broke the news on social media as part of an awareness week.
He tweeted: “ I urge all men to have their PSA levels checked as prostate cancer is often undiagnosed.
Allan Lamb (right) has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer
“Having recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer, I have just completed a month of treatment. Put your egos aside, don’t ignore your health.
Messages of goodwill poured in for the South African-born right-handed hitter who participated in two victorious Ashes campaigns and three World Cups.
The England cricketer won two Ashes in a career in which he served as his nation’s captain.