Shannen Doherty is determined to live fully despite being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer last year.
The 50-year-old actress told reporters at a press conference for her upcoming Lifetime movie "List of a Lifetime " how she feels a "responsibility " "to educate people about the disease.
" I feel like I have a responsibility in my more public life, which I separate from my life actors ... are very lively and very active, "Doherty admitted.
" My husband says you would never know I have cancer "he said. she added. "I never really complain. I don 't really talk about it. It's part of life at this point. "Doherty married photographer Kurt Iswarienkoin 2011.
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In the new film from the old star of "Charmed ", she plays a woman who is also diagnosed with bre breast cancer. The character's health news prompts her to track down the girl she abandoned for adoption years ago.
Shannen Doherty was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer last year. (Tibrina Hobson / WireImage)
Doherty has stated that the parallels between the film and his own life are obvious and it 's the "first actione that I did against cancer. "
The alum " 90210 "was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015 and later announced that she was in two years later remission. Unfortunately, her cancer recurred in 2020.
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" I want people to don 't hear stage 4 cancer and think about the gray person who is falling and they can't move and they go to a hospice and they can't work, "she said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight in October. "You get written off so quickly, even though you are vital and healthy and happy and want to go there.down and work. "
" Everyone's terminal, "Doherty added. " I could live much longer than someone who is perfectly healthy. You have no idea. "
She said to the target Good Morning America in 2020, she hopes to keep working because " I like working, and working just gives me a Another reason to wake up every morning. Another reason to fight to stay alive. "