Catherine Zeta-Jones goes through hard times

Besides, the actress is extremely furious on doctors because they weren’t able to detect the cancer earlier.

As we recently reported, Michael Douglas made run some test to see why he’s having such persistent throat pain and also ear pain, but in April, after the test were done doctors told him he’s fine.

The actor announced on August 16 he will undergo chemotherapy due to cancer throat.

“It makes me furious they didn’t detect it earlier,” Zeta-Jones told People. “He sought every option and nothing was found.”

“I know maybe I should be stronger, but emotionally I just don’t want to see that,” she said, later adding, “the hardest part is seeing his fatigue, because Michael is never tired.”

The actor also revealed that he has stage 4 of cancer and the doctors told him that he has an 80 percent chance of recovery.

“I’m treating this as a curable disease,” he said. “It’s a fight. I’ll beat this.”

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Michael Douglas is determined to win the battle with cancer

The actor and also Oscar winner, 65, Michael said that he’s determined to win the battle with cancer. He said in an interview that: “I’ll beat this.”

The actor is married to Catherine Zeta-Jones for almost 10 years and has two kids: Dylan, 10, and Carys, 7.

The two actors revealed how their kids reacted when they found out about the cancer.

On professional matter, Douglas’s new film is set to air on September 24 and is called Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

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Patricia Neal died from cancer at 84 years

The actress won the Oscar in 1963 for her role in Hud but she quit acting at the age of 39 due to a series of strokes.

After she got better, she returned to acting and won another Oscar and had several Emmy nominations.

Patricia was born in Tennessee and was married for 30 years to Roald Dahl.

The actress played in movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still and A Face In The Crowd.

According to one of her family members, the actress said on the day before she died that: “I’ve had a lovely time.”

“She faced her final illness as she had all of the many trials she endured, with indomitable grace, good humor and a great deal of her self-described stubbornness.”

Elizabeth Edwards on Larry King Live about Resilience and more


John Edwards is already a walking disgrace, having cheated on his cancer-stricken wife with Rielle Hunter, knocking up his weird mistress, trying to cover the scandal up, and lying about it repeatedly while running for President of the United States.

The story of his affair and love child with Rielle Hunter were ignored, dismissed, and ignored again until finally being vindicated by mainstream media.

The significance of the story, the New York Times notes, is the fact that Democratic Party came dangerously close to nominating this man for the presidency.

This would have been a disgrace of unparalleled proportions.

Elizabeth Edwards talked with Larry King about a short memoir titled “Resilience”, about her marriage, about John’s affair and about her fight with cancer.

Elizabeth writes that she did not learn her husband had lied about the extend of his affair until more than a year later.

When she learned of her husband’s infidelity, “I cried and screamed, I went to the bathroom and threw up,” but “John has his own life now”.

Regarding John and Rielle Hunter daughter, named Frances Quinn Hunter, Elizabeth said that she is open on meeting her and John’s relationship with Frances, as she loves children very much. “I think she seems like a really nice child”, Elizabeth said.

Also, asked about Al Gore’s separation, “it makes me sad I found about the both of them”.

Talking about her fight with cancer, Elizabeth Edwards told Larry King that “I try really not to focus on what the end is going to look like” and advices anyone who is in this unfortunate position “as long as you’re not dead now, you’re alive and you have to fight for it”.

Cancer cells detected by a camera

This is quite remarkable to use an usual camera, to diagnose a disease. Those who managed to achieve this are biomedical engineers from a U.S. university. And, it seems, this process can be replicated easily.

Medical team captured the image of the cells with a bundle of fiber optic attached to a Olympus E-330 camera. Then they applied a fluorescent dye that caused all the nuclei of cells simply glow when it was lit with fiber optic beam.

Pre-cancerous and cancerous cells are usually quite distorted and they can be seen even on a camera LCD screen.

Next step: implementing a software that could help doctors identify malignant cells, without involving pathologysts.

However, what makes this research truly remarkable is that it may be performed again at very low costs.

Dennis Hopper died

The famous actor died in his home in Venice, a suburb of Los Angeles, Saturday, at 8.15 local time (15.15 GMT), surrounded by family and friends, said one of them, Alex Hitz.

Over a career of over 50 years, Hopper has played different roles, appearing alongside his mentor, James Dean in “Rebel without a cause” and “Giant” in the ’50s, and having more manic scores in “Apocalypse Now”, “Blue Velvet” and “Speed: Race infernal.

He received two Oscar nominations for the screenplay of “Easy Rider” (with Peter Fonda and Terry Southern) – which has received an award for his debut at Cannes – and the interpretation of an alcoholic basketball coach in the drama “Coaches” in 1986.

But drug abuse, temper problems, domestic violence incidents and unfortunate choice of inappropriate roles made him often a Hollywood’s pariah.

However, the importance of heritage that has left it with “Easy Rider” is beyond any doubt, the film is regarded as one of the greatest films of American cinema, which opened a new era in which the old guard of Hollywood was Forced to leave room for young filmmakers at the time, like Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese.

Originally designed by Peter Fonda, low-budget movies became blockbusters and they introduced audiences to the world of mainstream drug and motorcyclists with hair.

“60 years had passed and nobody had a movie about someone who smokes dope without killing then some nurses,” said Hopper to Entertainment Weekly in 2005, saying he wanted the “Easy Rider” to a “time capsule for that period.

But during filming, Hopper had conflicts with everyone, and Peter Fonda, who also played in the film – as Jack Nicholson, then an unknown – later called “a little crazy fascist.”

Hopper’s next movie – “The Last Movie” (1971), was a failure.

Often, the filmmaker was overwhelmed by paranoid impulses. One such incident occurred in 1982, when Hopper was in Mexico filming “Jungle Warriors” and started running naked through the jungle convinced that World War III just started.

Dennis Hopper was sick last year in September, but continued to work both series, “Crash” and a photo album. But his last months of life were marked by a divorce conflict with the fifth wife, Victoria Duffy. Hopper left behind four children.

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50 Cent’s loss weight for new role in the movie Things Fall Apart

The rapper loss weight from 214 to 160 only to suit his new role, a cancer-stricken football player, in the movie Things Fall Apart.It seems that he used a liquid diet and three-hour-a-day treadmill walks for nine weeks.“I was starving,” he said.Now he’s back on tour and says, “I’ve been eating. I’ll be back in shape in no time!”The rapper also said how he removed his tattoos in order to act:“I took ‘em off,” he said. “I’ve been on a few acting projects and they been making me get up… My call time is four hours before the regular acting talent because of the tattoos.”

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Ethan Zohn is truly a survivor due to cancer remission

Zohn and girlfriend Jenna Morasca, winner of Survivor: Amazon, have finally some good news to share.

“A few weeks ago, we got his first clean CT scan,” says Morasca. “Now we can officially call him ‘in remission.’ We were so nervous for this test because good news on this test meant we could start our lives again.”

“The last clean scan we got was good but then we had to enter the stem cell transplant,” Morasca says, “which was quite a long and daunting process.”

As a reward for the good news that they received, they to go on vacation to Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Their next plans are: taping a series of shows called Outside Today for a new network, Outside Television, in Portland, Ore; go to South Africa, in June, for a few weeks “to work with the charity he founded with his Survivor winnings, Grassroot Soccer,” Morasca says, “and watch the World Cup games.”

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Dennis Hopper threatened to kill his wife, Victoria Hopper

Lately, Dennis Hopper was the headline of papers about scandalous accusations from his wife of 13 years, Victoria.

Even if the actor filed for divorce on Jan. 14, citing “irreconcilable differences,” meanwhile, Victoria Hopper had her own legal papers drawn up.

It seems that Victoria had documents drafted on Monday that accuse her husband of threatening to kill her. Moreover, seems also that the actor used to smoke pot in front of their 6-year-old daughter, Galen Grier Hopper.

The actor’s wife, Victoria, noted that her husband kept loaded guns in the house, also claimed that he told her that if she divorced him, “Something bad is going to happen to you and you won’t see it coming.”

Moreover, Victoria said family members are controlling the actor in an attempt to cut her out financially due to fact that the actor revealed in October he is battling prostate cancer.

Consequently, Victoria is trying to get full custody of their daughter.

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