United States: Jane Fonda announces that she has cancer in a very political message – 20 Minutes

American actress and activist Jane Fonda announced on Friday that she was suffering from cancer, but said she was optimistic about her chances of recovery, denouncing in passing the inequalities of access to care in the United States. I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma”, a cancer of the lymphatic system, “and I started chemotherapy treatments,” the 84-year-old Oscar-winning actress announced on her Instagram account. “It is a completely curable cancer. 80% of people survive, so I feel very lucky, ”she immediately put into perspective.

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