EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Stars Rally Around Michael Douglas At Stand Up To Cancer

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Sep. 11 2010, Published 12:25 p.m. ET

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Hollywood’s elite turned out Friday to work the phones and support the telethon Stand Up to Cancer, and was there.

The one-hour telethon was nationally broadcast on all four major networks.

Several celebs had messages for recently diagnosed Michael Douglas, who just went public about his own battle with stage 4 throat cancer.

“I want to wish him the best of luck. I’ve never even met the man but he had such a big influence on my career as an actor,” Scrubs’ star Donald Faison told exclusively. “He’s in my thoughts.”

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Douglas, 65, was diagnosed after doctors found a tumor on the back of his tongue.

The Oscar-winning actor took part in the telethon from NYC, where he is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

“I pray for him,” Private Practice star Tim Daly told “I only hope he finds a way to get through it.”

Actor Ray Liotta told that while he wishes Douglas the best in his fight against throat cancer.

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“It makes it a little more public when a celebrity has it cancer,” Liotta said. “But there are millions and millions of people besides Michael who are suffering as well.”


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