Hopper Has Prostate Cancer

Actor, 73, cancels travel plans to focus on treatment
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 29, 2009 10:00 PM CDT
Actor Dennis Hopper.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Dennis Hopper has been given a diagnosis of prostate cancer and is canceling all travel plans to focus on treatment. Manager Sam Maydew says the 73-year-old actor and artist is being treated through a "special program" at the University of Southern California. Asked about Hopper's prognosis, Maydew said, "We're hoping for the best."