After receiving a stage 4 diagnosis in 2020, Doherty’s breast cancer returned in 2015 after two years of remission.
Shannen Doherty has given her followers an update on how she is faring.
Doherty participated in a Charmed panel discussion by Breanne L. with Rose McGowan, Holly Marie Combs, Brian Krause, Dorian Gregory, and Drew Fuller. Heldman at Hartford’s 1990s Convention.
When asked how she was doing, Doherty replied, “Thank you for making me feel so good!… This crowd is incredible!”.
Throughout the panel, she also talked about her Charmed character Prue Halliwell, who appeared in the first three seasons, and how she relates to Prue’s power.
Prue had a strong sense of independence. I had a lot of strength. I presented her in that way. And I think that had a long-lasting impact on many of the younger women who watched the show, inspiring them to develop that kind of inner strength as well as to support and care for their families, according to Doherty. “We strongly believe in the empowerment of women, both on and off the show. “.
At the second annual 90s Con, the Beverly Hills, 90210 cast also made an appearance, answering questions about the 1990s teen drama alongside Tori Spelling, Ian Ziering, Jason Priestley, and Rebecca Gayheart. (Doherty appeared exclusively on the Charmed panel. ).
The actress, 51, has received chemotherapy for stage 4 breast cancer the previous few years. the previous few years
She received her initial diagnosis of breast cancer in 2015; two years later, she entered remission; however, by 2020, her condition had progressed to stage 4.
Since disclosing in 2020 that the disease had returned the previous year, Doherty has made it a point to document the good, bad, and ugly of her cancer treatments.
“Everything isn’t beautiful, but it’s true, and by sharing, I hope to help everyone better understand what cancer looks like. She made a post on Instagram in October 2021. “I hope I’ve motivated people to get mammograms, go in for routine checkups, overcome their dread, and face whatever lies ahead. “.
Doherty has claimed that eradicating cancer myths is something she feels “a responsibility” to do.
During a virtual panel for her film List of a Lifetime, she said, “I feel like I have a responsibility in my more public life, which I separate from my acting life… to talk about cancer and possibly educate people more and let people know that people with stage 4 are very much alive and very active.”.
Doherty said, who has been married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko since 2011,, “My husband says you’d never guess I have cancer.”. “I don’t often grumble. I avoid talking about it. It is merely a component of life at this point. “.
The second annual 90s Con will be held from March 17 to 19 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Here is where you can find more information.