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This is not what he deserved…

Eric Braeden, renowned for his Emmy-winning role as Victor Newman on “The Young and the Restless,” has revealed his current battle with cancer. During a recent Facebook Live session, the 82-year-old actor shared his health struggles, including issues with his prostate that were discovered while recovering from knee surgery.

After doctors found high-grade cancer cells near his bladder, Braeden underwent surgery followed by a six-week course of immunotherapy. The actor opened up about his condition in hopes of raising awareness, particularly among older men, about the importance of listening to their bodies and seeking medical advice.

Braeden’s transparency about his health challenges is a move to encourage and support others facing similar journeys. He emphasized the significance of being there for family members dealing with health issues and expressed optimism, thanks to advances in cancer treatment.


With a determination to overcome his health obstacles, Braeden also shared his eagerness to return to his beloved role on “The Young and the Restless,” a character he has portrayed since 1980. Fans of Braeden can find comfort in his resolve, as he concluded, “I’m still glad I can go to work.”

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