Michael Douglas says cancer survival led to resurgence

Michael Douglas says cancer survival led to resurgence

NEW YORK (AP) — An emotional Michael Douglas said surviving his cancer scare several years ago gave him new vitality as he settles into his senior years.

Douglas, 71, spoke approximately his health at an AARP luncheon celebrating the Academy Award-winner's storied career & said: "It's satisfactory to be alive."

Douglas battled stage four throat cancer in 2010.

p>Douglas had his own celebrity cheering section as he was given AARP's "Movies for Adults Lifetime Achievement Award."

Besides his wife, fellow Oscar-winner Catherine Zeta-Jones, his "Ant-Man" co-star Paul Rudd, his "Fatal Attraction" co-star Glen Close, Blythe Danner, Zac Posen & Jann Wenner were on hand.

Douglas will receive the award officially at a ceremony in Los Angeles in February.

Source: “Associated Press”