Aug 16, 2010 9:53 PM by Alison Haynes
NEW YORK (AP) - 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
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.
The actor is outside the United States, publicist Allen Burry
said Monday, declining to give his location or where he would be
Douglas and his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, purchased a house on
the island of Bermuda nearly a decade ago, and Zeta-Jones said they
planned to raise their two children there.
Douglas won an Oscar for "Wall Street" and appears this fall
in the sequel, "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps."