Dexter actor Michael C Hall has cancer
Published: January 14, 2010
Michael C Hall revealed that he has been battling a form of cancer despite working. His representative announced that his cancer is going into remission, and that he continues to seek treatment for it. He will also continue to work.
According to People.com, the 38-year-old actor said in a statement that he thinks himself lucky for being diagnosed with the “treatable and curable condition”. He also thanked his Los Angeles medical team.
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a very curable form of cancer. It stems from the white blood cells in the body, and moves from lymph node to lymph node. If caught in the early stages, there is a 90 percent cure rate. Hodgkin’s lymphoma may be treated with either radiation or chemotherapy, depending on the progression and the age of the patient. Most patients who enter remission go on to lead long lives.
Actor Michael Carlisle Hall has graced his audiences with performances both on stage and if front of cameras. His career began in theatre, playing many roles before being cast for a Broadway revival of ‘Cabaret’. From Broadway Michael transitioned to film and television. He played the reserved David Fisher on TV’s ‘Six Feet Under’ before his current role on ‘Dexter’, a highly popular show about a cop who moonlights as a serial killer.
Billionaire business man of Microsoft fame, Paul Allen, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Author: Kristin Dos Santos