the famous actress jane fonda revealed that she was diagnosed with a form of “highly treatable” lymphoma and that he has already started a six-month chemotherapy regimen.
It was through Instagram, the 84-year-old activist, who starred this year in the last season of the Netflix comedy “Grace and Frankie”, revealed her diagnosis of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
“This is a very treatable cancer. 80% of people survive so I feel very lucky,” wrote Fonda, who also said she felt lucky “because I have health insurance and access to the best doctors and treatments.”
I realize, and it is painful, that I am privileged in this.
Fonda has worked in film and television for more than six decades, has won two Oscars for roles in the 1971 film “Klute” and the 1978 film “Coming Home”. His latest film, “Moving On,” will premiere this month at the Toronto Film Festival.
Off screen, Fonda has championed a variety of causes and recently pushed for policies to curb climate change.
“I’m doing chemotherapy for 6 months and I’m handling the treatments pretty well,” Fonda said on Instagram. “Trust me, I won’t let any of this interfere with my climate activism.”