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Manager: Dennis Hopper has prostate cancer

The Associated Press, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 6:11pm (PDT)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dennis Hopper has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and is canceling all travel plans to focus on treatment.

Manager Sam Maydew says the 73-year-old actor and artist is being treated through a "special program" at the University of Southern California.

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Asked about Hopper's prognosis, Maydew said, "We're hoping for the best."

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Hopper was forced to cancel his appearance at an exhibition at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne called "Dennis Hopper and the New Hollywood," a collection of artwork and photography by the actor.

Hopper recently finished shooting the second season of TV's "Crash" and has several film projects in the works.

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