The actor changed his vision of his life and his priorities after he was diagnosed with cancer, which he defeated.

Actor Michael Douglas says that surviving cancer has made him pleasant for all the good things in his life and has also made him realize what is really important to him.

The star of “Ant-Man and the Wasp” was diagnosed with level IV tongue cancer in 2010, but after undergoing intensive treatment he was able to overcome the life-threatening disease and now appreciates how blessed he has been in his career and with his family, which includes his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and their two children, Dylan, 19, and Carys, 16.

When asked what he learned from cancer in an interview with the Italian publication IO Donna, he said: “Thanks. Now, I’m happy to be here and be able to celebrate the passage of time. ”

Discussing how he was worried about having to stop making movies when he was first diagnosed, Douglas, who also has another son, Cameron, 40, with his first wife, Diandra Luker, added: “At that time he was disconsolate to the idea of ​​giving up everything, but today I have put my priorities back in order. ”

Douglas has also become more environmentally aware as he ages, and admits that he is worried about the future of the Earth.

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He said: “None of us knows what this precarious world holds for us, and I mean our planet in general and Hollywood in particular.”