Actor and activist Jane Fonda has announced the good news that she is in remission from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a type of blood cancer) after undergoing chemotherapy.
In a blog post on her website, the 85-year-old Oscar-winning actress and climate activist explained, “Last week, I was told by my oncologist that my cancer is in remission, and I can discontinue chemo.
“I am feeling so blessed, so fortunate. I thank all of you who prayed and sent good thoughts my way. I am confident that it played a role in the good news.”Jane Fonda
Fonda revealed she had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in an Instagram post back in September this year and explained that she was undergoing six months of chemotherapy.
Fonda hasn’t let her illness stop her from her activism work. After her chemotherapy treatment finished, she led a day of inspiration and action in Washington, D.C., inviting Firefighters across the nation to demand a cleaner, greener, healthier world at the first Fire Drills Friday rally.
When celebrities like Jane Fonda share positive news about their cancer, it can provide comfort to others living with the disease. Positive news stories like these can bring hope to people fighting cancer and may encourage others to continue to battle this challenging disease. It can also help raise awareness.