The actor's rep Jodi Gottlieb tells People that he is in "good health" following a successful surgery.
"It was detected early and he has been surgically cured," she says. "Dustin is feeling great and is in good health."
Gottlieb disclosed no further information about Hoffman's medical situation.
The 75-year-old recently wrapped production on Jon Favreau's "Chef" in mid-July and is scheduled to begin filming Roald Dahl's "Esio Trot" opposite Dame Judi Dench in the fall.
We hope he gets well soon!
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In a candid interview with the Mail in Sunday's You magazine, the 40-year-old actress reveals that she experienced a miscarriage while pregnant with her third child.
The 28-year-old television personality suffered a seizure on March 7 on the set of her E! show, "Fashion Police." <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/07/kelly-osbourne-seizure-fashion-star_n_2831255.html" target="_blank">The next day she tweeted </a>that doctors were still "trying to figure out why" it happened.
Lil Wayne is still recovering after being hospitalized for seizures in March 2013. The rapper tweeted, "I'm good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love," hours after TMZ reported he was close to death.
The 32-year-old was hospitalized with a pregnancy scare earlier this month. "Kim started feeling ill on the plane from Paris, and called friends as soon as she landed,"<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/07/kim-kardashian-pregnancy_n_2827590.html" target="_blank"> a source told New York Post's Page Six</a>. "She was rushed to her doctor Tuesday night in tears. She thought she was having a miscarriage."
The Motley Crue singer underwent emergency surgery in March 2013 after walking offstage mid-concert in Sydney, Australia, due to alleged kidney stones. He was rushed to the hospital, cutting short the show.
Brooke revealed she had thyroid cancer in 2012,<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/23/brooke-burke-charvet-recovery_n_2536787.html" target="_blank"> telling HuffPost Celebrity after her recovery</a>: "I think just hearing the word cancer and just thinking about my kids and knowing that I needed to be OK [was the worst part]. But then I went right into researching and gathering all the medical information. I really needed to be a great patient and be responsible and do what the doctor suggested and just take it very seriously. But I just think -- being so health conscious -- hearing that word [cancer], that’s the scary part of it. And then getting educated balances out that fear."
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/11/nick-cannon-kidney-disease-awareness_n_1959105.html" target="_blank">The actor-comedian was hospitalized in January 2012</a> for mild kidney failure and diagnosed with lupus nephritis, followed by another medical visit weeks later due to blood clots in his lungs. Nick was forced to give up his New York City radio gig to focus more on his health.
In her HBO documentary "Life Is But A Dream," Beyonce revealed she had a miscarriage before getting pregnant with her now 1-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy.
Hillary made headlines over the holidays when she was hospitalized after Christmas 2012. The condition stemmed from an earlier injury, when she had fainted and struck her head during a trip to Europe. Doctors said her health scare did not result in a stroke or neurological damage, and she was treated with blood thinners.
Kate Middleton was hospitalized in London late last year due to a rare pregnancy complication, which can cause severe dehydration and last throughout pregnancy. The hospitalization forced the royal family to announce the pregnancy before the end of Middleton's first trimester.
The "Malcolm in the Middle" star, 26, took to Twitter in early December 2012 to announce he’d suffered from a stroke, which is typically associated with people who are older. "Have to start taking care of my body," Muniz tweeted. "Getting old!"
While on assignment in Portugal, the TV personality was temporarily blinded for 36 hours, after sunlight reflecting off water sunburned his eyeballs.
Rosie discovered her coronary artery was 99 percent blocked in August 2012. She called her recovery from the condition, which is the leading killer of men and women in the U.S., a "miracle."
Jack was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis on June 18 2012. He first became concerned that he had a health problem when he noticed that he was rapidly losing his vision -- he lost 80 percent in his right eye.
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Tori nearly lost her life during her fourth pregnancy with son Finn Davey after <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/04/tori-spellings-pregnancy-scare-wont-stop-her-from-having-more-kids_n_2240214.html" target="_blank">she was diagnosed with placenta previa</a>. She spent four months on bed rest at a Los Angeles hospital, all the while keeping her condition a secret from fans.
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The British pop singer was hospitalized with a life-threatening bout <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011/12/23/george-michael-london-austria-pneumonia_n_1167438.html" target="_blank">of pneumonia in November of 2011 </a>while touring in Austria.
The British singer <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/16/adele-on-the-mend-after-throat-surgery-blog_n_1097583.html" target="_blank">was ordered by doctors</a> to stop singing and even talking for a month in the summer of 2011 due to polyps on her vocal cords. She underwent surgery and was forced her to cancel 14 North American tour dates.
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The actress and singer blamed her 2011 health scare on her love of junk food. <a href="http://blog.music.aol.com/2012/03/16/selena-gomez-hospital/?flv=1" target="_blank">Gomez landed in the hospital </a>with an iron deficiency and was "very malnourished."
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