Shannen Doherty of Beverly Hills 90210 revealed in an interview with a news publication that she is battling stage four breast cancer. The 48-year old actress, in an emotional revelation, said that she was first diagnosed with cancer in 2015, but the cancer has now come back. Shannen Doherty wanted to reveal it first as she will be involved in a legal battle with her insurance company and the news will be publically out then. She was diagnosed with early stages in 2015 and since then she went under remission.
Shannen Doherty had undergone a single mastectomy and a series of radiation and chemotherapy treatments in 2015. However, it has come back since over a year. In the interview, she said that it is a bitter pill to swallow and then there are days that she questions, ‘Why me?’, however, she has come to terms with the fact that she has to fight it.
Shannen Doherty also mentioned that she had to deal with her breast cancer treatments and also mourn the death of her fellow actor Luke Perry from Beverly Hills 90210. She was tearful and shocked about Luke’s sudden death, while she was the one battling cancer, but Luke who was healthy had to leave first. It was this incident that made her continue the show, she wanted to honour his death. She worked for more than sixteen hours and people were surprised to see her continue.
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