A “Young and the Restless” star, Eric Braeden, admits that prostate cancer was initially misdiagnosed.

Eric Braeden confirmed his prostate cancer diagnosis less than two weeks ago.

The Young and the Restless star is back with another crucial message.

The 82-year-old told Entertainment Tonight, “I’m going public with this to inform others.

Braeden, who was just diagnosed with prostate cancer, claimed that his condition was initially misdiagnosed and that he hopes that by sharing his experience, other men can benefit.

“I just want men to understand they shouldn’t fear it. I want them to know how important it is to have their colon, bladder, and prostate checked.”