It was on her Instagram account this Friday, September 2, 2022 that Jane Fonda announced that she had cancer. The American actress and producer said she was optimistic about her chances of recovery.
Cancer of the lymphatic system
“My dear friends, I have something personal that I want to share with you. I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and started chemotherapy treatment. » wrote Jane Fonda on her Instagram account this Friday, September 2, 2022.
The 84-year-old American actress and producer has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system characterized by an abnormal proliferation of B or T lymphocytes.
“It’s a really well-treated cancer. About 80% of people survive it” continued the activist and pacifist who has been very committed to the climate and the cause of women in recent years.
“I consider myself lucky to have health insurance and to have access to the best doctors and treatments. (…) Almost every family in America has had to deal with cancer at one time or another and far too many of them don’t have access to the quality care I get and that’s not fair” lamented the star who remains optimistic about the future: “I’m reacting pretty well and, believe me, I won’t let anything interfere with my commitment to the climate”.
As a reminder, Jane Fonda began her acting career in the 1960s. In 1971, the actress received a first Oscar for best actress for Klute by Alan J. Pakula, in 1978, a second Oscar for best actress for The return by Hal Ashby. Aerobics star Jane Fonda is also known for her fitness guide videos in the 1980s. A peace activist during the Vietnam War era, the actress continues to fight for health today. environment and the fight against climate change.
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