About Jane Fonda
Fonda overcame a challenging childhood to find fame as an actress and then deeper meaning as an activist. She was born to a famous father and a mother who committed suicide.
In the 1970s, she won two Oscars. Then, in the 1980s, she rose to fame as a fitness expert. In the 1990s, she concentrated mostly on nonprofit work. Since 2005, she returned to acting, most recently in Grace and Frankie.
She has three children namely Vanessa Vadim from her first marriage, Troy Garity from her second marriage and Mary Luana Williams who she unofficially adopted.
How did she deal with being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma?
Jane Fonda had revealed in September that she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
On revealing her diagnosis to fans on an Instagram post she mentions feeling very lucky as her specific type of cancer is treatable.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that starts in white blood cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system.
It is a type of cancer that generally develops in the lymph nodes and lymphatic tissue found in organs such as the stomach, intestines or skin. In some cases, NHL involves bone marrow and blood.
The star revealed to her fans that the doctors said she could discontinue her chemotherapy treatment as her cancer is in remission.
As the star is turning 85 next week, she calls this news ‘the best birthday present ever’.
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