Not long ago, the artist returned to deal with the threat of the disease.
The last few times were not easy for Rod Stewart. According to international media, the singer was scared when the doctors detected a lump during routine exams.
"Rod was feeling a bit lethargic but he never thought it was anything wrong," a source close to the 73-year-old said.
According to The Sun, there was a prostate enlargement, information that was only transmitted to the musician's closest relatives to avoid speculation.
"It was a shock. Fortunately the prognosis was excellent and no surgery was necessary, "the source said.
This was the second time that the singer was affected by the disease. In 2000 she also had to battle with thyroid cancer.