Counter-cultural movie legend, Dennis Hopper, has canceled all travel plans to focus on treatment after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Dennis, 73, had a health scare on Oct. 1 when he was rushed to a New York City emergency room with a stomach ailment and treated for dehydration.
But yesterday the Blue Velvet actor’s manager Sam Maydew revealed Dennis has prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment at the University of Southern California.
“We’re hoping for the best,” Maydew told E! Online.
The actor — who starred in such classics as Easy Rider, Rebel Without a Cause and Apocalypse Now — was forced to cancel his appearance at an exhibition at the Australian Center for the Moving Image in Melbourne entitled “Dennis Hopper and the New Hollywood,” a collection of his artwork and photography.
Dennis is currently starring in a television adaptation of the 2004 Oscar-winning movie Crash on Starz.