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Dennis Hopper -- Cancer Treatment 'No Big Deal'

11/4/2009 12:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Dennis Hopper went out yesterday for the first time since being diagnosed with prostate cancer -- and revealed he's undergoing "an experimental thing at USC" for treatment.

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The 73-year-old "Easy Rider" star added that it's "no big deal" and said he "feels great."

Fight on.

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.:Loki 4Ever:.    

Wishing him the best!!! :D

1750 days ago
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screamin in dig    

Experimental! Now who wants to be a guinnee pig to these shlep doctors. All you have to do is take 4.5mg of lowdose naltrexone and be done with all cancers!!! That is it no other treatments. Never get chemo or radiation if you wish to live. Look at farrah and patrick .thank the doctors for all there killing techniques!!

1750 days ago
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love her!    

Bless him!

1750 days ago
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Kooky Fan    

RIDE ON DENNIS - You are the man. Wishing you the best.........

1750 days ago
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balls    

TAURUS

April 20-May 20

You're in the middle of some delicate negotiations with your family or someone close, and you need to open up. It's a good time to discuss deeply held feelings, uncomfortable though they may be.

1750 days ago
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Fred Farkel    



LOL Dennis... if you are "feelin good" man... YOU ARE A BETTER MAN THAN ME!!!


I just had a doc here at U of M crawl up my ass with some newfangled prostrate gadget.


Man I was walkin around bow-legged for 2 damn weeks.

:-O

Continued good luck... and to all other men????




































Get your prostrate tested TODAY.

1750 days ago
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jean    

Is there any sort of study that suggests that prolonged drug users and the long term side effects on the immune system? Can the human body just stop repilcating the DNA and RNA necessary to fight off the cancer cells that will invade tissue from years of repeated injestion of chemicals within pot,cocaine,hash and so on?

1750 days ago
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kitty    

good luck dennis hopper, i hope you get well soon! i wish you a speedy recovery!

1750 days ago
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A Nurse    

In regard to number 2 remark about experimential at usc being a guniee pig and dr s being a sleep you obviously hav enot done you rhome work! usc just hired A Dr gilL who will put the hospital and Norris on the map he is foremost and ranked second In the US. They are doing remarkable things i Know iam here Number 2 too bad about your ignorance!

1750 days ago
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CriticAl    

Best wishes to Mr. Hopper. I hope his treatment is successful and he is 100% healthy soon.

1750 days ago
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northern gypsy    


right-on D.H.keep it positive !!!
a step in the right direction is keepin it real...
because..honestly... the verdict is not in on "no big deal" !!!

1750 days ago
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gb1205    

Hate to say this, but prostate cancer is VERY treatable, if detected early, with standard treatment. Because he's undergoing an experimental treatment, it sounds like its advanced.

1750 days ago
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Andie    

I have loved you forever, Dennis! Best wishes & get well soon!

1750 days ago
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richard g    

I hope he does well!..im sure he will!!..he's one of the last few bad azz's left.....i look forward to seeing more movies from him!!!.....Rock on man!!

1750 days ago
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TheGhostofGolddiggersPresent    

Cancer treatment is a big deal. The disease doesn't kill you---the treatment does. That's why he's dead.

1543 days ago
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