Shannen Doherty: The actress reveals her cancer has now spread to her bones 'I don't want to die'

In an interview with People on Wednesday 29 November, Shannen Doherty opened up about her battle with cancer.

Shannen Doherty cancer
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Shannen Doherty cancer

Shannen Doherty has been battling the disease for almost nine years. In 2015, the actress revealed that she had stage 4 breast cancer, and while two years later she was delighted to be in remission, she relapsed in 2020. The heroine of the 1990's classic Charmed is therefore going through a very complicated period, about which she confided in an interview with People this Wednesday, 29 November.

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A wave of support

When Shannen Doherty revealed that her cancer had spread to her bones she said,

I don't want to die, I'm not done living, I'm not done loving. I'm not done creating. I'm not finished hoping to change things for the better.
When you ask yourself: 'Why me? Why did I get cancer? Why am I at stage 4?', we start to search for our real reason for being alive.

Fortunately, Shannen Doherty can count on the support of her loved ones, as well as her fans. Some comments read:

It's heartbreaking. Please never give up
Shannen is amazing. I wish you a long and happy life. Thank you for being open and sharing positivity in the midst of adversity.
Don't give up, fight, fight, fight, you're an amazing person Shannen
What a ray of positivity, you are Shannen! I pray you are healed and cancer free!

Heavy trials

The 52-year-old actress uses her social networks to share her day-to-day experience of the disease with her subscribers. Last June, she gave an update on her health.

The following January 12 was the first radiation session. My fear is obvious, as I'm extremely claustrophobic and there was a lot going on in my life. I'm lucky, because I have great doctors, but this fear, the torment, the timing of it all... This is what cancer can be like,

This article has been translated from Oh!MyMag France

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