Michael Douglas Says Tumor Gone, Recovery Hopeful

Tells “Today Show’s” Matt Lauer in interview to be aired Tuesday that felt relieved after a “wild, six-month ride”

Michael Douglas says his tumor is gone and that he may have beaten throat cancer.

In a taped interview with NBC's Matt Lauer, Douglas said he felt relieved after a "wild, six-month ride." Excerpts of the interview were released Monday ahead of its airing Tuesday on "Today."

Douglas says the odds are that he has beaten the disease.

He said that he had lost 32 pounds, but was now working out and had put 12 pounds back on. He said he'll continue to go in for monthly checkups.

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