Shannen Doherty, star of ‘Beverly Hills 90210,’ is currently battling cancer.
The beloved actress has revealed that she has been battling Stage 4 breast cancer since 2019.
In a February interview, the actress revealed that her cancer had returned after five years of treatment and three years of remission.
Shannen continued to work as an actress in Hollywood after her appearance in Little House. She appeared in Magnum P.I. episodes. as well as Airwolf
Shannen got her big break as an actress when she was cast as Brenda Walsh in the cult TV show Beverly Hills, 90210.
Shannen, a Tennessee native, earned $17,500 per episode and rose to fame quickly – but her success came at a high cost. With cameras in her face 24 hours a day, the newfound celebrity found it difficult to manage her celebrity status.
Shannen’s recent years have been marked by tragedies following her great successes in Hollywood.
The 51-year-old actress, who also appeared in the film ‘Charmed,’ was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. Shannen initially chose to conceal her diagnosis in order to continue working, and she went on to star in the “90210” reboot just four months after her friend and former co-star, Luke Perry, died.
But she later decided to make her diagnosis public, keeping her fans up to date on her treatment via social media. Shannen overcame the terrible disease, and she has been extremely open about her treatment, concerns, and triumphs on social media ever since.
“I just remember holding huge clumps of my hair in my hands and running to my mom, crying, ‘My hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair, my hair
Kurt Iswarienko, a TV photographer and producer, is Doherty’s husband. Shannen reportedly told her husband in 2015 that she would die in five years, so they should make the most of every moment they had together.
Shannen has frequently mentioned how important her mother Rose’s support has been while undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments. The ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ star has repeatedly praised her mother for her own bravery and strength.
In addition to publicly expressing her love for her friends and family, the actress has frequently acknowledged the more anxious aspects of her illness.
“I consider myself fortunate to be alive every minute, every second of the day,” she said.
Shannen revealed in 2020 that her breast cancer had spread to her spine and was now metastatic. It will most likely spread to her brain, lungs, and liver, according to her.
“It’ll be revealed in a matter of days or a week that — I’m stage IV.” So my cancer returned. “And that’s why I’m here,” she said in 2020 on Good Morning America, adding, “I don’t think I’ve processed it.” In many ways, it’s a bitter pill to swallow.”
Despite her stage 4 breast cancer, Shannen is determined to live her best life. She is living each day as it comes, and if you look at her Instagram page, you can see how much she values each day that she is alive.
Despite the devastating prognosis, Shannen says she has “a lot of life” in her and we hope she will be with us for a long time.