Celebrity Dustin Hoffman Successfully Treated for Cancer "Dustin is feeling great and is in good health," his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively By Julie Jordan Julie Jordan Instagram Twitter Julie Jordan is an Editor at Large for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand for 25 years, holding various roles in the Los Angeles Bureau including Associate Bureau Chief. In 2006, she relocated to the Midwest where she continues to cover all things entertainment and Hollywood, including celebrity covers, features and specials such as Sexiest Man Alive and the Beautiful Issue.Prior to joining PEOPLE, Jordan freelanced for magazines such as SOUTHERN LIVING and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. She is well-versed in what it takes to be the Sexiest Man Alive (having interviewed 11 of them for their cover stories) and considers shooting a confetti cannon on-stage alongside Garth Brooks during his performance of "Friends in Low Places" a career highlight. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 6, 2013 04:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Dustin Hoffman has been successfully treated for cancer, his rep Jodi Gottlieb tells PEOPLE exclusively. “It was detected early and he has been surgically cured,” she says. “Dustin is feeling great and is in good health.” The two-time Oscar-winning actor and director, 75, will undergo doctor-recommended preventative treatments to minimize the chance of a recurrence in years to come. Gottlieb declined to disclose further information about Hoffman’s cancer or treatments. Hoffman has spent the last year promoting his film, Quartet, which marked his directorial debut. He 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. The actor will also star in the feature film, Boys Choir, set to begin production later this year or early 2014.