Michael Douglas Diagnosed With Throat Tumor

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August 16, 2010 | 4:15pm EST

Hollywood actor Michael Douglas is preparing to undergo cancer treatment after doctors discovered a tumor in his throat.

A representative for the Wall Street star reveals the 65 year old will receive eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy sessions but he is expected to make a full recovery.

And Douglas, who is married to actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, is confident he will soon be back to full health.

In a statement to People.com, Douglas says, “I am very optimistic.”