"Dexter" Star Michael C. Hall Says he's Being Treated for Cancer

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010  |  Updated 5:16 PM EDT
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"Dexter" Star Michael C. Hall Says he's Being Treated for Cancer

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A teen has reportedly committed a murder modeled on one seen on actor Michael C. Hall's "Dexter."

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"Dexter" star Michael C. Hall says he was diagnosed with cancer and is on the road to the successful completion of treatment.

In a statement Wednesday, Hall said he was fortunate to be diagnosed with a "treatable and curable condition," Hodgkin's lymphoma, and thanked his doctors and nurses for their expertise. The name of the Los Angeles area health facility where he has undergone treatment was not released.

Craig Bankey, a spokesman for the actor, said the disease is in complete remission and Hall's treatment will continue as planned.

The 38-year-old Hall plans to attend Sunday's Golden Globe awards with his wife, actress Jennifer Carpenter, and the upcoming Screen Actors Guild ceremony. He's a nomineeat both awards shows for his role as a serial killer in Showtime's "Dexter."

Bankey said Hall will return to production on the drama's fifth season later this year.

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