News Dustin Hoffman Beats Cancer By ETonline Staff 2:06 PM PDT, August 6, 2013 Getty Images Dustin Hoffman is cancer free following a recent surgical procedure, People reports. RELATED: Dustin Hoffman Honored at 'French Oscars' The Oscar winner's rep Jodi Gottlieb tells People exclusively, "It was detected early and he has been surgically cured. Dustin is feeling great and is in good health."Hoffman, 75, will now reportedly undergo preventative treatments to minimize the chance of the disease returning. The renowned actor can next be seen in Jon Favreau's Chef, which Hoffman filmed last month.