Actor Jeff Bridges Pleased to Report His Cancer is in RemissionSeptember 29, 2021
Actor Jeff Bridges is delighted to announce that his cancer is in remission. Bridges has been battling cancer for some time now. His particular type of cancer is known as lymphoma. Lymphoma is a cancer of the blood. It can be more common as people age. The actor has been spotted walking around in his California neighborhood in good spirits. A few days ago, he told the public that the cancer appeared to be in check. His tumors had been growing and impinging on his internal organs. His largest mass had been at 9″ x 12.” It is now much smaller in size.
Also Facing COVID-19
This is not the only health crisis the actor has faced over the last few months. He’s also contracted COVID-19. The dangerous infection laid him up for several weeks and led to several health scares. The actor describes the experience of having COVID-19 as one he does not wish to repeat. The virus lead him to be rushed to the hospital with a serious infection that might have taken his life. Given his experience with the virus, he is urging people to get the vaccine as soon as they can to avoid his issues.
A Long Bout
He and his wife both got COVID-19. As he says to his fans, his wife was lucky in only getting five days of misery. He, on the other hand, was stuck in the hospital for over five weeks. This put his chemo treatments in jeopardy and may have led to problems that may impact his health in the long term. He feels that he has emerged from this experience with a firmer appreciation for the world around him. Having come so close to death, he urges others to appreciate the world around them.
A Long Career
Jeff Bridges has had a long career in the acting world. His parents and other family members are part of this world. As a young man he acted on both television and the big screen. Over time, he has a storied acting career that includes many important kudos such as an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. In addition to his work on screen, he’s also honed his work in the field acting on Broadway. As a celebrated actor with an impressive career, he’s pleased to share the need to for people to vaccinate.