Jane Fonda Confirms Non-Invasive Breast Cancer Scare
Jane Fonda, 72-year-old Oscar actress turned fitness guru has confirmed it scares with noninvasive breast cancer, she was a small tumor removed and says she is now cancer free.
On his blog on Thursday, the Fund said recent press reports that she was diagnosed with noninvasive breast cancer were correct, but added: "It's OUT NOW!"
Funds describes himself as "lucky" because "we got it early," and because he was a non-invasive. She thanked all her friends and admirers, whose "beautiful" emails meant a lot to her.
According to Entertainment Tonight, the Foundation discovered her breast cancer a few weeks ago when a small tumor was discovered during a routine inspection: it was removed during the procedure a few days ago and she said that now "cancer free".
Fund, which is also a political activist and former model, came to fame in 1960 when she starred in Cat Ballou and Barbarella. In 1971 she starred in Klute, for which she received her first Best Actress Oscar.
During this period she was also an active political campaign, supporting the movement for the rights of civilians and against the Vietnam War.
In the 1980 and 1990, the Foundation turned to fitness, and released more than 20 workout videos, many of which were later converted to DVD.
These days, the Foundation focuses its energy on human rights, empowerment of women and girls, and environmental issues, although it is still a new fitness video, and because of the star in the new movie comes out next year, peace, love and understanding, cooperation , starring Rosanna Arquette and Chase Crawford.
In 1994 she was named the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Foundation, in 1995 she founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, and in 2001 she founded the Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health at Emory University.
Fund is also a board member of several organizations dedicated to helping women, for example, she is a member of the Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Committee of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Breast cancer scare coincides with its current efforts to promote its new Primetime Fitness-DVD, which goes on sale later this month.
Recently, a guest appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show on October 27, the Foundation was asked: "What do you feel as great as you look?"
She replied: "Yes, I think it just gets better."
She said as soon as we get in our 50's, we tend to get happier and less anxious, life is becoming better and better, "partly because of the wisdom one acquires in this way.
"One part of the wisdom of knowing that you do not need anymore, and letting it go," said Winfrey Foundation.
"We should not continue to go there. Been there, done that. I survived. I can do it again," she said.
Let's hope that she can now put the cancer behind her, too.