Sharing the candid photos to Instagram on Thursday, the previous “Beverly Hills, 90210” star described her brutal, multiple-diagnosis journey to “minimize via the concern” of what lies forward.
“For breast most cancers consciousness month, I’d prefer to share extra of my very own private journey from my first prognosis to my second. Is all of it fairly? NO but it surely’s truthful and my hope in sharing is that all of us grow to be extra educated, extra aware of what most cancers appears like,” wrote 50-year-old Doherty.
“I hope I encourage folks to get mammograms, to get common checkups, to chop via the concern and face no matter may be in entrance of you.”
The previous “Charmed” star, who was recognized with breast most cancers for the primary time in March 2015 earlier than coming into remission in April 2017, graphically detailed the therapies she’s gone via, which included a mastectomy chemo and radiation.
“I had many nostril bleeds from the chemo,” shared Doherty, who mentioned she turned to sporting humorous pajamas to alleviate a number of the psychological and bodily ache. “Undecided if any of you skilled this. I additionally was past drained.”
Doherty then introduced in February 2020 that she was battling stage 4 breast most cancers and since then has been offering followers with common updates, most just lately telling them that she’s “combating to remain alive.”
“I by no means wish to function [like I’m dying],” she mentioned on “Good Morning America” Monday.
“I simply wish to function as I don’t have issues to examine off as a result of I’m going to maintain combating to remain alive.”
Doherty additionally defined that she’s fortuitously nonetheless on her “first protocol” of therapy.
“It’s form of such as you simply wish to final in your protocols so long as doable so that you just don’t run out of protocols,” she defined.