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Hopper battling prostate cancer

31 October 2009

Dennis Hopper has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The veteran actor was in hospital with flu-like symptoms and was treated for dehydration. The 73-year-old Easy Rider star has now cancelled all travel plans and will now focus all his efforts on his treatment.

His manager, Sam Maydew, said, "We're hoping for the best."

Hopper, who is also famous for his roles in Blue Velvet and Speed, has cancelled an exhibition showing his artwork and photography in Australia.

ACMI director Tony Sweeney said, "Obviously his health is the number one priority, and we wish him a very speedy recovery.

Source: Yahoo! Movies

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