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Shannen Doherty shares heartbreaking insight into chemotherapy

The actress urged others battling cancer to “stay strong.”
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She’s vowed to be completely open throughout her cancer battle, and Shannen Doherty is certainly sticking to her word.

The actress has been sharing pictures and videos with her followers to give them an insight into her battle, and her latest updates are the most moving yet.

Shannen has been inspiring fans with her positive attitude throughout her cancer treatment.

In a black-and-white image posted to her Instagram account, Shannen lays shattered on a hospital bed.

Alongside the shot, she penned: “#fbf to a very short bit ago. Day after #chemoday isn’t always so great. Sometimes one isn’t able to dance, or eat or even to think about the next day. Sometimes it just feels like you aren’t going to make it. That passes.”

“Sometimes the next day or 2 days later or 6 but it passes and movement is possible. Hope is possible. Possibility is possible,” she continued. “To my cancer family and everyone suffering…. stay courageous. Stay strong. Stay positive. #wegotthis. #fightlikeagirl.”


The snap comes after the former Charmed actress posted an honest video about how she was feeling after undergoing chemo.

“Hey guys! So it’s the day after chemo as you can see,” she said, before adding, “I’m not feeling too great. I’m really tired, I was nauseous last night and achy.”

“I would prefer to be laying in bed right now and doing nothing, but guess where I’m heading? I’m gonna go work out,” the defiant 45-year-old explained.


Shannen discovered she had breast cancer in March 2015. Since then, it has spread to her lymphatic system.

Throughout her battle, she has been supported by her husband Kurt Iswarienko, with whom she celebrated her fifth wedding anniversary in Mexico last week.

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