Because 2016 has to keep showing us that it’s a vicious cunt monster, Shannen Doherty says that her breast cancer spread to her lymph nodes and it may have spread to other parts of her body. Fuck 2016 and fuck us humans for not having hamster cheeks so we can store a bunch food and hibernate through the rest of this crap year.
Around two weeks ago, I posted about how Shannen Doherty shaved her head to prepare for chemo. Turns out that Shannen was already going through chemo and took a pair of clippers to her hair after it began to fall out. A few days after shaving her head, Shannen spoke to Entertainment Tonight and gave news that is sadness wrapped in awfulness.
Shannen was diagnosed with breast cancer last year and as part of her treatment she got a single mastectomy in May. Shannen says that her doctor went with a single instead of a double, because he didn’t want her to wake up from surgery with “absolutely nothing.” He put in a tissue expander. Shannen later found out that the cancer was in her lymph nodes and there’s a chance it has gone further, and that’s why she’s going through chemo.
“I had breast cancer that spread to the lymph nodes, and from one of my surgeries we discovered that some of the cancer cells might have actually gone out of the lymph nodes. So for that reason, we are doing chemo, and then after chemo, I’ll do radiation.
The unknown is always the scariest part. Is the chemo going to work? Is the radiation going to work? You know, am I going to have to go through this again, or am I going to get secondary cancer? Everything else is manageable. Pain is manageable, you know living without a breast is manageable, it’s the worry of your future and how your future is going to affect the people that you love.”
The news about Shannen’s cancer battle just keeps getting worse and worse and every time I read about it, I say to myself, “I still blame those two-faced piece of trash skanks Kelly and Dylan.” I hope that Shannen will soon add “cancer” on the list of things that tried to mess with her and lost. And yes, Veronica Sawyer’s name is also on that list, because in the Heathers sequel that only played in my imagination, Heather Duke eventually gets that red scrunchie back from Veronica after destroying her ass.
And here’s a clip of Shannen’s ET interview of her talking about the emotions she went through while cutting her hair: