Warren Buffett has announced to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that doctors diagnosed him with stage I prostate cancer, but that "my condition is not remotely life-threatening or even debilitating in any meaningful way." You've got to admire the 81-year-old's sunny tone (though of course, he's talking to his shareholders so you wouldn't expect much less.) But indeed, the American Cancer Society reports the 5-year survival rate for men with stage I prostate cancer is nearly 100 percent

Read his full statement here, and wish him a safe recovery!