Jane Fonda has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and has begun chemotherapy treatment, the legendary histrion and activistic said successful station shared connected her verified societal media account.
“This is simply a precise treatable cancer. 80% of radical survive, truthful I consciousness precise lucky,” she wrote.
Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is simply a crab of the immune system. Fonda said she volition beryllium doing chemotherapy for 6 months and that she is “handling the treatments rather well,” adding “and, judge me, I volition not fto immoderate of this interfere with my clime activism.”
Fonda has been progressive successful raising consciousness of the clime situation aft getting inspired by young biology activistic Greta Thunberg.
Fonda launched an effort successful 2019 called “Fire Drill Fridays,” a civilian disobedience effort to rise consciousness of biology challenges.
“Cancer is simply a teacher and I’m paying attraction to the lessons it holds for me,” Fonda added of her diagnosis. “One happening it’s shown maine already is the value of community. Of increasing and deepening one’s assemblage truthful that we are not alone. And the cancer, on with my property – astir 85 – decidedly teaches the value of adapting to caller realities.”
Fonda’s Netflix TV bid “Grace and Frankie” wrapped up its last play successful April. Fonda has further surface projects successful the works, according to her IMDB profile.
While she did not code her ongoing nonrecreational commitments, Fonda said her activism volition continue.
“We’re surviving done the astir consequential clip successful quality past due to the fact that what we bash oregon don’t bash close present volition find what benignant of aboriginal determination volition beryllium and I volition not let crab to support maine from doing each I can, utilizing each instrumentality successful my toolbox and that precise overmuch includes continuing to physique this Fire Drill Fridays assemblage and uncovering caller ways to usage our corporate spot to marque change,” she wrote. “The midterms are looming, and they are beyond consequential truthful you tin number connected maine to beryllium close determination unneurotic with you arsenic we turn our service of clime champions.”