Golden Globe-winning actress and fitness guru Jane Fonda has revealed that she is suffering from cancer for the third time and has started a six-month course of chemotherapy, although she feels lucky to have been diagnosed with a treatable form of the disease. .

In 2010, the ‘Grace and Frankie’ star was diagnosed with breast cancer, for which she had to undergo a lumpectomy. After her, in January 2018, she had a cancerous tumor removed from her lower lip and several pre-melanoma skin growths.

Now, through her Instagram account, the star said about her latest battle with the disease: “So, my dear friends, I have something personal that I want to share. I have been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and have started chemotherapy treatment “This is a very treatable cancer. 80% of people survive, so I feel very lucky.”

Experts say that the overall survival rate for people with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is 73%.

Jane also admitted that she is in a “privileged” position, as she has access to some of the best doctors in the world.

She added, “I realize, and it’s painful, that I’m an insider here. Nearly every family in America has had to deal with cancer at one time or another, and far too many don’t have access to the quality health care they deserve.” I am receiving right now and this is not correct.

For the Hollywood star, cancer has been a great teacher that has taught her the importance of living in community and social support.

“Cancer is a teacher, so I am heeding the lessons it offers me. One of the things it has already taught me is the importance of community. Of growing and deepening in one’s community so that you are not alone. And cancer, along with my age – almost 85 – definitely teaches the importance of adapting to new realities.”

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