Shannen Doherty has confirmed she is battling breast cancer.
"Yes, I have breast cancer, and I am currently undergoing treatment," the 44-year-old actress exclusively revealed to People on Wednesday, Aug. 19.
"I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life," she continued. "I am thankful to my family, friends and doctors for their support and, of course, my fans who have stood by me."
Shannen in May 2014. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Earlier this week, Shannen was forced to disclose she had been diagnosed in March with "invasive breast cancer metastatic to at least one lymph node," while filing a lawsuit against her business managers.
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According to TMZ, the former Beverly Hills, 90210 star claimed her managers previously allowed her health insurance coverage to lapse in 2014. During that time, Shannen said she missed regular doctors visits, causing her breast cancer to go undetected.
In the court documents, the actress' doctors confirmed the cancer spread to other parts of her body while she was uninsured in 2014.
Our thoughts are with Shannen during this difficult time.
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