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Jane Fonda reveals cancer diagnosis: It’s ‘very treatable’

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Jane Fonda revealed in a lengthy Instagram post shared Friday that she has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Fonda, 84, said she started chemotherapy and will continue treatment for six months.

“This is a highly treatable cancer, and 80% of people survive, so I feel very lucky.

“I’m lucky because I have health insurance and get the best doctors and treatment. I realize I’m privileged for this and it’s painful,” she added. “Almost every family in America has had to deal with cancer at one time or another, but too many people don’t get the quality care that I do, and this is a daunting task.” incorrect.”

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Jane Fonda has revealed she has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Jane Fonda has revealed she has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
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Fonda also noted that cancer has already taught her a lesson.

“Cancer is a teacher, and I pay attention to the lessons it brings to me,” she wrote. “One thing it has already shown me is the importance of community. We are not alone in growing and deepening our community, and cancer, along with my age (almost 85), has definitely taught me the importance of adapting to new realities.”

Fonda is known for her roles in Hollywood blockbusters and her work as a climate activist.Fonda started her acting career In the 1960s, she appeared in the Broadway play There Was a Little Girl and the film The Tall Story.

of "nine to five" The actress begins chemotherapy treatment and continues for six months.

The “Nine to Five” actress begins chemotherapy treatment, which will continue for six months.
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Fonda says she was inspired by climate change activism in 1968 while pregnant with her first child. At first, she remained on the fringes of the social justice movement. By 1970, she was participating in protests.

In her announcement, she said she would not allow “this to interfere” with her climate change efforts.

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“We are living in the most critical period in human history because what we do and don’t do now determines what the future holds. Cancer A tool in our toolbox, we will continue to build this Fire Drill Fridays community and use our collective strengths to make a difference with the new Finding a way is very important,” she wrote.

Jane Fonda says a cancer diagnosis won't stop her climate change activism.

Jane Fonda says a cancer diagnosis won’t stop her climate change activism.
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