11/20/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Douglas Mid-Cancer Treatment: 'Going Along Fine'

Michael Douglas isn't fighting cancer alone. His family has stepped up, and so too have countless others -- many of them strangers who simply share the unspoken bond of having fought the disease.

"I'm in the middle of my program, and it's going along fine," Douglas, 65, told PEOPLE at a press conference for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps on Sunday. "I'm very optimistic and hopeful right now."

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