Michael Douglas to undergo throat cancer treatment

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“Wall Street” star Michael Douglas has throat cancer and will undergo chemotherapy, according to his spokesperson.

Representatives for Douglas have confirmed to ABCNews.com that doctors discovered a tumor in the Oscar-winning actor’s throat.

The Oscar-winning actor’s spokesperson told People magazine Monday that doctors expect him to “make a full recovery.”

“I am very optimistic,” Douglas said in a statement.

Representatives for Douglas declined ABCNews.com’s requests for further comment.

The news comes ahead of the premiere of Douglas’ latest movie, “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” due to open in theaters Sept. 24. It’s unclear whether his treatment will affect the promotion of the highly anticipated follow-up to 1987’s “Wall Street.”

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