Sad news to report: Michael Douglas has thoat cancer.

His spokesperson tells People mag that the 65-year-old actor has discovered a tumor in his throat.

The Wall Street actor will under go eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy. His doctors expect him to make a full recovery.

Says Michael in a statement: “I am very optimistic.”

In 2006, Michael and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones were both trying to quit their half-pack a day cigarette habit.


  1. too bad.. i guess thats what happens when you smoke..

    by the way, it is throat not thoat

  2. This is more likely the reason,


    June 27, 2010Oral Sex Cause of Throat Cancer Rise (WebMD)
    WebMD: “Changing sexual practices have led to a dramatic rise in throat cancer in the United States over the past two decades, and experts say they fear an epidemic of the disease.

    “The comments were made Wednesday at a news conference held by the American Association for Cancer Research to discuss research into the role of the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus ( HPV) in head and neck cancer.

    “Increasing rates of HPV infection, spread through oral sex, is largely driving the rapid rise in oropharyngeal cancers, which include tumors of the throat, tonsils, and base of the tongue…”

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