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Michael Douglas has a tumor in his throat

Michael Douglas, 65, to undergo chemotherapy and radiation for throat tumor, is expected to recover, report says. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox)

August 17, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Michael Douglas is preparing for radiation treatment and chemotherapy for a tumor in his throat.His treatment is scheduled to last eight weeks.

Douglas said he expects to make a full recovery. In a statement, the 65-year-old star told People magazine he is "very optimistic."

His next movie, the sequel to "Wall Street," opens this fall.