Actress Jane Fonda has cancer: “It is a very treatable cancer, I am very lucky

Actress Jane Fonda has cancer: “It is a very treatable cancer, I am very lucky
Actress Jane Fonda has cancer: “It is a very treatable cancer, I am very lucky

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Actress Jane Fonda (84) has cancer. She announced this herself on Instagram. “I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and I started the chemo treatments.” Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of lymphoma.

Fonda immediately reassures her fans. “It is a very treatable cancer. 80 percent of all patients survive. I have been very lucky. I am also very lucky to have health insurance that gives me access to the best doctors and treatments. I am aware, and it is painful, that I am privileged in this.”

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Fonda is an activist as well as an iconic actress. en passant she unleashed a revolution in the fitness world. Her workouts, which she shared in books and VHS tapes, got a generation into the sport. As an activist, she is committed to the climate. The chemo will last about six months. “I am coping well with the treatments at the moment, and trust me, this will not affect my climate activism.”

The article is in Dutch

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