Michael Douglas has tumor, expects full recovery

The 65-year-old actor will undergo 8 weeks of radiation and chemotherapy for a growth found in his throat


Associated Press
August 17, 2010 1:57AM (UTC)

Michael Douglas has a tumor in his throat and will undergo radiation and chemotherapy.

The Academy Award-winning actor's treatment is scheduled to last eight weeks.

The 65-year-old Douglas says he expects to make a full recovery. He told People magazine in a statement Monday he's "very optimistic." His publicist's assistant Eli Barach confirmed his condition to The Associated Press.

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Douglas won an Oscar for "Wall Street" and appears this fall in the sequel, "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."


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