Shannen Doherty was unresponsive to her treatment when the “miracle” happened.
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Since 2015, the actress has been suffering from breast cancer, which has metastasized to her bones and also affected her brain. She documents the course of her illness in her podcast, in which she particularly welcomes expert guests on the topic of cancer. The Beverly Hills star, who is being treated for stage IV cancer, spoke about how her body finally responded to a new infusion.
“After four treatments we didn't see any difference and everyone wanted me to change the treatment, but I told myself I have to keep going,” she said on her podcast Let's Be Clear. clear”) to his guest, the radiation oncologist Amin Mirhadi.
“After the sixth or seventh chemo, we really saw it cross the blood-brain barrier. For me it's a miracle at the moment. I kind of rolled the dice and said, 'Let's move on,'” she said.
The blood-brain barrier can prevent cancer drugs from entering the brain and destroying cancer cells. Shannen Doherty had a brain tumor removed last year.
The 52-year-old actress says she is continuing her treatment with the approval of her doctors. “The fact that it crosses the blood-brain barrier is actually a miracle that this drug has accomplished, a miracle of God who might step in and say, 'I'll give it a chance,'” she said. Sometimes we look for miracles in the wrong place when they are right in front of us. »
Good news that strengthens Shannen Doherty's will to fight with all her might for healing. “Every day is a gift and there are so many new things in the pipeline that I think there is always hope,” she proclaims.