Michael Douglas throat cancer

Sept. 20, 2010
Michael Douglas recently shocked the David Letterman audience when he discussed details about his Stage 4 throat cancer.

Michael Douglas recently shocked David Letterman's television audience when he revealed he had Stage 4 throat cancer. Michael Douglas admits to having a history of smoking and drinking, yet historically, at least 25% of those diagnosed with oral cancer are non-smokers.

To view a video of Douglas' conversation with Letterman, click here.

In addition, the Oral Cancer Foundation provides information about the connection between the human papilloma virus and oral cancer. The information can be viewed here.