I think it's worth noting however, that this gentleman had a life long history of alcohol and drug abuse, as many musicians have had. His history with depression dates back to his youth and not to prostate cancer which he seemingly was coping well with...
Advanced Prostate Cancer at age 44 (I am 49 now)
pT3b,N0,Mx (original PSA was 19.8) EPE, PM, SVI. Gleason 4+3=7
Da Vinci Surgery ~ 2/16/2007
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.