Michael Douglas Has Throat Tumor
Star, doctors 'very optimistic' about cancer fight
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2010 12:56 AM CDT
Updated Aug 17, 2010 6:05 AM CDT
Michael Douglas arrives at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards honoring Mike Nichols in June.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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(Newser) – Michael Douglas has a cancerous tumor in his throat and will undergo eight weeks of radiation chemotherapy. Doctors believe the Wall Street star will make a full recovery, his rep tells People. "I am very optimistic,” Douglas, 65, said in a statement.