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Is Shannen Doherty Sick? Health Issues and Updates

American actress, Shannen Doherty is sick with stage 4 breast cancer and is letting go of her possessions and preparing for death.

Doherty with over four decades of contribution on the entertainment industry has appeared in several movies and television series.

She is best known for her roles as Jenny Wilder in Little House on the Prairie and as Maggie Malene in Girls Just Want to Have Fun.

Well, having a remarkable career and being sick with stage 4 breast cancer, people are curious to know about Shannen Doherty’s latest health issues and updates.

Shannen Doherty Bio

Full Name Shannen Maria Doherty
Date of Birth April 12, 1971
Birthplace Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Age 52 years old
Occupation Actress
Parents Father: John Thomas Doherty Jr.
Mother: Rosa Elizabeth Doherty
Siblings Sean Doherty
Height 5 feet 3 inches
Nationality American
Religion Christian (Southern Baptist)
Ethnicity Mixed
Spouses Ashley Hamilton (m. 1993, div. 1994)
Rick Salomon (m. 2002, div. 2003)
Kurt Iswarienko (m. 2011, div. 2023)
Children None
Social Media InstagramTwitter

Is Shannen Doherty Sick? Health Issues and Updates

She was diagnosed with breast cancer having spread to her lymph nodes in March 2015. As of January 2024, she shared that she was going through a new cancer treatment and it was successful in breaking through the blood-brain barrier.

However, recently during Monday’s episode of her, “Let’s Be Clear” podcast, ” My priority at the moment is my mom, I know it’s going to be hard on her if I pass away before her.”

She also said, “Because it’s going to be so hard on her, I want other things to be a lot easier. I don’t want her to have a bunch of stuff to deal with. I don’t want her to have four storage units filled with furniture.”

Doherty recently went to her home in Tennessee for a proper goodbye to her dream of relocating there.

She explained that letting go of her property and belongings would make an easier transition for her family.

Well, currently this actress has opened up that she is preparing for her death and is tired of fighting against her cancer which she has been doing since 2015.

Realizing her cancer has spread to her brain and her bones, she is learning how to let go of her possessions.

Furthermore, Doherty also mentioned there are lots of people that she doesn’t want at her funeral.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is Shannen Doherty?

Shannen Doherty is a famous American actress.

How old is Shannen Doherty?

Shannen Doherty is 52 years old.

What happened to Shannen Doherty?

Shannen Doherty is sick with stage 4 breast cancer.


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