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Jeff Bridges: I was ‘pretty close to dying’ from COVID during chemo for cancer

interview with People, the now-healthy 72-year-old said the last year and a half feels like “a bizarre dream” that he wasn’t sure he’d overcome. It all started when Bridges was doing a home workout and felt something unusual in his stomach. He would be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.“I had a 12-by-9-inch tumor in my body.

Like a child in my body. It didn’t hurt or anything,” he said, shocked by the doctor’s discovery.He started chemo by infusion, then orally, right away, and the “cocktail” of medicine doctors used “worked fast.”But in January 2021, the chemo had weakened his immune system and the “True Grit” star got COVID at a time when the vaccine was not yet available. “I had no defenses.

That’s what chemo does — it strips you of all your immune system. I had nothing to fight it,” he said. “COVID made my cancer look like nothing.”He would spend the next five months in extreme pain in the hospital, yelling for nurses to help him with oxygen every time he rolled over.

“I was pretty close to dying. The doctors kept telling me, ‘Jeff, you’ve got to fight. You’re not fighting.’ I was in surrender mode.

I was ready to go. I was dancing with my mortality,” he said.The Oscar winner began seeing improvements when his medical team gave him a convalescent plasma, a therapy that uses blood from people who’ve recovered from an illness to help others heal. He also worked with a physical therapist three times a week.“As the show started getting into shape, I said, ‘Oh, we are coming up with something really cool here,'” Bridges said.His health scares helped him see life, and spending time with his wife, Susan, in a new way.

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interview with People, the now-healthy 72-year-old said the last year and a half feels like “a bizarre dream” that he wasn’t sure he’d overcome. It all started when Bridges was doing a home workout and felt something unusual in his stomach. He would be diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.“I had a 12-by-9-inch tumor in my body.
bowel cancer.The BBC radio presenter has also been battling bowel cancer, announcing her diagnosis back in October.Adele appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live today with her colleague Naga Munchetty, 47, in a pre-recorded interview about her cancer battle.The star admitted that learning Deborah was now entering end-of-life care after battling stage four bowel cancer had “hit her hard”.Adele spoke about how watching the podcast host fight for five years, after being diagnosed with cancer at the age of 35, had “really helped her” come to terms with her illness.This month, Deborah, who has since been made a Dame, broke the news that she would be stopping active care and moving into hospice at home care for the final part of her life.Naga quizzed Adele about how Deborah’s news might have affected her given the radio DJ’s own bowel cancer struggles.“It hit me hard,” Adele admitted. “And it feels a little bit selfish saying that because it’s not about me.

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cancer charities this week.Linda shared her thoughts on the prospect of a possible Damehood in view of her 22,600 Twitter followers today. The Nolans star was responding to a tweet from Josephine Wilcox, who shared an article announcing Deborah James’ well-deserved Damehood for her valiant campaigning for bowel cancer awareness.Josephine wrote: “How come you and your sister haven’t got one when you’ve been campaigning for cancer yet other people get one? “Dame Linda and Dame Anne?” she suggested.The Irish singer replied: “No idea, but one reason would be as we’re Irish citizens, the Palace has to ask the Irish Government for permission first!”“More like she's heard how much trouble you lot are,” Graham joked in reference to the Queen, sparking laughter from Linda. In 2006, Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer, underwent a single mastectomy and was later given the all-clear in 2011. However, doctors discovered a form of incurable secondary breast cancer on her pelvis in 2017 and she underwent further radiotherapy.  Anne received her own devastating cancer diagnosis within days of younger sister Linda getting hers and the pair endured chemotherapy together.Their beloved sister Bernadette (Bernie) also tragically died of breast cancer back in 2013 at the age of 52.This year, Linda and Anne teamed up to release their book about living with cancer, entitled Stronger Together: How We're Living While Fighting.Linda, Anne and Bernie were part of Irish musical group The Nolans, which also consisted of sisters Maureen, Denise and Loose Women’s Coleen. You, Me and the Big C presenter Deborah was honoured with her Damehood after breaking the sad news earlier this week that she was receiving end of life care following a long battle
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bowel cancer.The BBC podcast host, 40, took to Instagram today to share her reaction with her 621,000 followers.The You, Me and the Big C presenter wrote: “I don’t even know where to start with the overwhelming tears getting in the way. “I’m humbled and blown away that five years of talking about poo can lead to a Damehood! “I feel honoured and shocked that I even got considered,” she admitted.“These last four days of your unwavering support launching the @bowelbabefund to benefit @cr_uk, @royalmarsden and @bowelcanceruk seem like a whirlwind of surreal dreaming when each day I can’t fathom the kindness and generosity. “£4 Million!!! I can simply only give thanks for the wonderful people in the world and say the most heartfelt thank you for your unconditional support not just now but over the years,” she continued.Deborah went on to admit that she was growing tired, but that she was heartened by the “live-saving” chats her campaigning has helped encourage over the years. “As I’m getting more and more sleepy and finding life a little harder, I’ve had more time to think that I’ve never stopped to realise the impact that our podcasting, and talking, and campaigning has had over 5 years,” she wrote.“Small chats really can save lives, small conversations can create ripples far beyond where we might see them, and seeds might grow where we never see their fruits. “And there is something exciting and beautiful in that cycle of life,” Deborah penned. “With this money, hopefully more people will have more time with their loved ones. “Who knows what plants we might grow, but when done with hope we pray that some blossom into game changers for our kids, and many more to come.“Keep loving in kindness, with rebellious hope always,”
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Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.She took on the role of Liberty's character between 2010 and 2013.On Monday, the Hollyoaks star surprised fans when she posted a photo of herself wearing a hospital gown on Instagram.She posted an additional photo of herself with a bandage covering her throat, which had been placed there post-surgery.The actress captioned the images: “So, I took these pictures before my scans and after my biopsy having a good old laugh about how ridiculously dressed up I looked in the hospital before a gig, not expecting for one moment to get the news that I did two weeks later.”She added: “I'd previously been sent away from the doctors after having found two lumps in my neck, they'd passed it off and said I was 'young' and it wouldn't be anything and I was 'probably getting over a cold' or my body was 'fighting something off'.“As much as that's what I wanted to hear, I wanted to get everything checked for my own peace of mind.”Abi also revealed that it was Love Island star Demi Jones’ posts, where she raised awareness in terms of checking for lumps, which encouraged her to visit a specialist.Abi said: “I booked in with a specialist and immediately she told me she was very concerned due to where my lumps were located and referred me for an urgent biopsy and scans.”Abi encouraged her followers to check any unusual lumps they may have.She said: “Fast forward two weeks and just before Easter weekend I had an appointment to see a consultant at the QE hospital who sat me down and told me that I had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and that I would need surgery and radiotherapy treatment."I never thought I would be told that I have cancer at the age of 28, you never think it's going to happen to you."I wouldn't have
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Twitter to send a message to Deborah James, 40, after the podcaster confirmed earlier this week that she has been moved to hospice at home care.The Nolan Sisters star is currently receiving treatment after she was diagnosed with incurable secondary breast cancer, which spread to her liver in 2020.In view of her 22,000 followers, Linda emphasised how Deborah had inspired others by sharing her story and raising awareness on her BBC podcast You, Me And The Big C.She retweeted a farewell post from Deborah in which she said goodbye to her fans and followers on Monday.Deborah wrote: "The tweet I never wanted to write.“The time has come to say goodbye. 5 years to prepare, doesn’t make it any easy.“I’m under hospice at home care, & I’m spending my time surrounded by my family.“Please buy me a [wine glass emoji] to see me out and raise vitial funds. http://bowelbabe.org” (sic)In response, Linda penned: “You’ve inspired and saved millions of lives so far and will continue to.“Never forget that,” the singer added alongside a love heart emoji.Other Twitter users also responded to Deborah’s post with their well-wishes.Louisebolotin said: “Wishing you peaceful final days surrounded by those you love.“I’ll be doing the same shortly - I was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in January, had no idea before then that I have cancer.“Opted for no treatment but hospice at home.”Jjuderogers added: “Oh Deborah.
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Emmerdale actress was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.The former Countryfile star has been battling the disease herself since she was diagnosed last September.In a show of support for Malandra, Julia took to Twitter to send her “healing thoughts” to the actress.Sharing a video of the magazine interview, that saw Malandra confirm her diagnosis, Julia said she also aimed to raise awareness among the online community.In view of her 170,000 Twitter followers, Julia penned: “Healing thoughts & love to actress Malandra Burrows diagnosed with Stage 3 #breastcancer.“Not the story either of us wanted to share, but hopefully we're spreading #awareness & fueling the desire for more research about this pervasive disease that terrorises so many women.” (sic)Last week, Julia was inundated with praise after she shared an insight into her post-operation process after she underwent a mastectomy late last year.The BBC star admitted she was left in “shock” following the procedure.However, she could be seen smiling again as she soaked up the sun in a bikini during a holiday in Mauritius.She captioned the shot: “I had no idea what life after a #mastectomy would be like.“I feel incredibly grateful that some things have gone my way during my #breastcancer diagnosis.“Each of our stories is different... I was fortunate to be able to have immediate recon after my breast was removed containing a 6cm tumour.”The presenter continued: “Nothing prepares you for the shock & impact...& yet but here I am in a bikini again.“Didn't think this would happen.
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Emmerdale actress Malandra Burrows, 56, who played Kathy Glover in the soap, has been left “heartbroken” by her stage three breast cancer diagnosis.She was told the devastating news in February after finding a lump a month earlier.After being checked by her GP, a follow-up scan and ultrasound confirmed that her cancer had progressed to stage three, and she had to have surgery to get it removed.Malandra will now undergo a gruelling course of chemotherapy for six months, but won’t be given a prognosis until the course is complete.She now wants to raise awareness to encourage other women to get checked.She told OK!: "Since my diagnosis I tell all ladies to please go and get a mammogram.“When I’ve told people they’ve said, ‘You’re fit and healthy, you can’t have cancer?’ and that was the big shock for me because I didn’t feel poorly.”Malandra also revealed that her tumour was initially mistaken for a cyst.Despite the heartbreaking news, the actress says she is feeling positive and has “never cried about it”.She vows to “do everything she can” to fight her illness, and jokes that she might get some “new boobs out of it”.Doctors told the soap star that her breast cancer may have been caused by the menopause.Official NHS guidance states that women who have experienced the menopause are more at risk of getting cancer due to an increase of oestrogen in the body.Malandra played Kathy in the ITV soap for 16 years from 1985.Her biggest storylines included marriages to Jackie Merrick (Ian Sharrock), Chris Tate (Peter Amory) and Dave Glover (Ian Kelsey).Her character moved to Australia in 2001 and only returned for a brief appearance in 2005 for Seth Armstrong’s (Stan Richards) funeral.Malandra also had a successful music career in
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cancer journey and mastectomy, revealing that she found it hard to come to terms with her body following the operation.The former Countryfile presenter shared the news of her diagnosis last September, explaining that she would be undergoing a mastectomy to remove a six-centimetre tumour.Just earlier this week, she posted the heartbreaking moment she found out she would need a mastectomy, in a video showing her breathing deeply as her eyes filled with tears.Ahead of an ITV documentary that Julia has filmed about her experience, to spread awareness of cancer and emphasise the impact a diagnosis can have on the loved ones of patients, she spoke out in a candid new interview.Addressing her reluctance to look at her chest following the surgery, she admitted that she didn’t want to see herself ‘so horribly damaged, bruised and battered’. However, with her mother’s support the star felt able to examine her breasts two months’ later and agreed to have it filmed as part of the upcoming programme.‘It was always a career no, getting my breasts out on television, but here I go,’ she told You Magazine. ‘I looked at it in the bedroom in my wardrobe mirror and – I don’t want to upset my surgeon, because he has done a brilliant job – it looked like a plasticine boob. ‘That was eight weeks post-mastectomy.
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cancer last year.After sharing the tragic news of Eddie’s death, Jane credited the hospice for their work.It seems the hospice has had a lasting impact on the singer, as she recently made another kindhearted donation to them. Jane revealed in a video earlier this month that she has donated 61 of her glamorous gowns from her on-stage performances to the hospice.The hospice is now selling the dresses on its eBay site to raise vital funds.Jane spoke about her donation for the launch of the auction, which was then posted as a clip on the hospice’s Twitter page.She said: “Hi, it’s Jane McDonald here. I’ve got some very exciting news.“61 of my amazing gowns have just gone live for sale on the Wakefield Hospice eBay shopping channel.“That’s a bit of a mouthful!” Jane quipped. Jane told fans: “I’ve loved wearing those gowns and I sincerely hope you do too.”The TV personality continued: “All the funds will go to the Wakefield Hospice who don’t just look after the patients, they look after the patients and their families.”It wasn’t long before Jane’s fans flocked to the comments section to praise her on her sweet gesture in Eddie’s memory.Twitter user Tricia Kemish penned: “What a wonderful thing to do! You are a marvellous woman and I’m sure the Hospice will be extremely grateful for the money. “I pray that you raise a tremendous amount! God bless you.
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breast cancer battle as she recalled her “brutal” mastectomy.The former Countryfile presenter will be releasing a documentary to raise awareness around the issue for ITV. The much-loved television presenter went on Instagram today to share an update with her 204,000 followers. She wrote: “They'll be quite a few photos of my upper body in the press this week because I've done lots of interviews about my forthcoming @itv #breastcancer documentary.”Referring to the selfie attached to the post, she continued: “This is the last pic I took of myself before my mastectomy, to remove a 6cm tumour from my left breast. “One of the best bits of advice I was given by my friend Heidi who has been through this, was to say goodbye and thank you to my breast… “For all the years of service and time spent together. “Saying farewell and grieving for what we've lost is OK. “To all the women about to go through this (I know some of you have your op this week) and to those of you just through the other side... “It helped me to know this brutal, scary procedure was to save my life,” Julia penned.“There are new possibilities, this experience will give you an inner strength you didn't know you had, and there is always hope. “I am learning more about my body now than I ever have. “I understand how incredible it is, how it functions. “Our bodies need care, nutrition & emotional sustenance. But for now...
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A post shared by Tom Parker (@tomparkerofficial)Earlier this month, Tom was seen sitting in a wheelchair in a picture shared by his bandmate Max after his cancer left him too weak to stand.He appeared to be in good spirits as he wore a beanie and sunglasses while posing with a peace sign.Max added Justin Timberlake’s SexyBack to the post with the caption: “I mean...come on,” with a heart-eye emoji.Tom was forced to miss the first few shows of the tour due to a delay with the treatment he was undergoing in Spain, where he had been for several weeks.A post shared by Kelsey ������ Parker (@being_kelsey)While he was planning to be back in time for the first performance, Tom said “logistically changes with tests and results” meant he had to stay in Spain longer than he expected.He broke the news on Instagram to his 276,000 followers, saying: “As most of you know, I’ve been out in Spain on a treatment programme for the past couple of weeks.“It was only meant to last 20 days but due to a couple of logistical changes with tests and results, it won’t be complete until the end of the week now which has delayed our journey home.“I’m obviously gutted that I’ll be missing the first few shows but as I’m sure you will understand, I have to complete my treatment cycle.“I’ve been zooming into rehearsals all week and I know that the show will be incredible and that my boys will hold the fort until I’m back.
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'Been out of it' Deborah James in update as she recovers from sepsis amid cancer battle
Instagram to share an update as she continues to recover from sepsis.The mother-of-two, 40, revealed she developed the life-threatening reaction to an infection earlier in the week, resulting in her becoming "really unwell" and being admitted to the Royal Marsden Hospital for treatment over the weekend.In view of her 396,000 followers, the star told how she's only just starting to feel better after developing the infection on Tuesday.Chatting to her fans on stories, Deborah said: "Hello! I know I haven't been on here for a while."I've basically been out of it with sepsis."It feels like the last 10 days have been an utter blur of medication and procedures and everything and I'm only really coming back into my own head," she explained.Deborah went on: "But thank you for your gorgeous messages and sorry I haven't engaged with it."Thank you also to all the kind, kind strangers and friend who have kindly sent me stuff here."Like, when you can't get out and see fresh air and flowers it's just incredible so thank you," she said.Deborah continued: "So this is kind of such a novelty for me."So I am well enough to be allowed down, obviously I can't leave the hospital at the moment because basically, I'm still on some hardcore antibiotics to ensure that my sepsis stays away."The star went on to reveal she was enjoying the sunshine in the ambulance lot of the Royal Marsden HospitalDeborah later shared a post detailing the difficult realities of her treatment.She wrote: "So as much as I want to sit outside all day, I have around 14 hours of continuous IV treatment each day at fixed times and that's without a procedure day such as removing septic ports!"Then observations/bloods normal hospital life.So it's hard."The star went on to
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Dawn French's brain tumour scare while she battled vertigo during 2014 stand-up tour
Comedian Dawn French has opened up about the brain tumour scare she experienced whilst battling vertigo in 2014. During her stand-up tour, Dawn’s condition was so bad it left her feeling like her head was “collapsing inwards”. The French and Saunders star, 64, was diagnosed with vertigo back in 2014 whilst she was busy performing her 30 Million Minutes tour. Dawn even had to take a walking stick with her on stage as she became afraid of falling over.Speaking on Michelle Visage's Rule Breakers podcast, Dawn admitted that the condition left her terrified as she couldn’t understand “what is up and what is down”. She explained: “It is like my skull is a room and the whole of the top is collapsing inwards, and everything starts spinning.“It's like being very drunk and not understanding what is up and what is down.“And for a while they thought I might have a brain tumour,” Dawn revealed. The comedian went on to detail how the neurologist had told her the condition was triggered by the side-lighting on stage, explaining that she had nothing to “latch” her eyes onto due to the darkness where the audience were sat.Dawn also admitted that performing on a raked stage sloping downwards towards the audience made her feel that she wasn't “upright", which only made things worse. She added: “I took a stick on stage with me and I would make my two legs very wide on stage and I would put the stick in front of me like a tripod so that I had something to stand up to.“It was like being on a buffeting boat or something.
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‘Inspiration to everyone’ Linda Nolan inundated with support over update on cancer battle
Twitter an article that showed new photos of her smiling and “putting a brave face”.Fans appeared delighted to see the singer doing well as they commented on the pictures.Linda was hailed as “an inspiration” to other people facing adversities.LoveforLindax said: “She looks so good though it’s so nice to see her smiling and enjoying herself.”HelenRe38536426 added: “@LindaNolan_ is an inspiration to everyone but i do not doubt for one minute how vulnerable she feels in the face of her diagnosis BUT how she feels with it and how she battles and presents herself with it is amazing and helps everyone with cancer. Go Linda! X”PaulaDefriez typed: “Linda is an inspiration in my battle against incurable cancer.”PAK1 wrote: “Linda you look beautiful!“You are an inspiration to everyone.“Even people not suffering from cancer but anyone who is ill or is feeling down or depressed! God bless you all!”Redfernjess1 chimed in: “You're so brave Lin my beautiful.“Smiling through it all you've done marvellously well xxxxxxxxxxx”Linda has recently supported a fellow celebrity who was also diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer.She reached out to comedian Janey Godley, 61, after she was told in November last year about her diagnosis.Janey had uploaded a picture to Twitter showing her getting her hair cut by her husband.Linda replied to the post, saying: “He did an amazing job and so are you…“Took me a few G&T’s before I could go through with the cut!”Linda said in August last year that the hair loss she suffered after receiving cancer treatment had left her “traumatised”.She explained during an appearance on BBC Breakfast: “I’ve got certain side effects from the chemo.
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