Actress with Cancer – level 2
Shannen Doherty is a star of TV shows “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Charmed”. This week, she spoke openly about her health problems. She is fighting with breast cancer.
Doctors first diagnosed Doherty with cancer in 2015. The actress was very open about the disease and she shared many details on social media. She was happy when she got healthy again. However, one year ago, she became ill again. She continued working on the new shows of “Beverly Hills, 90210”, and only a few people knew about her health problems.
Doherty decided to share the diagnosis because of a case with an insurance company. In 2018, fires damaged her house in California. She thinks that court documents can give details about her health, and she wants to tell the truth herself.
Difficult words: open (to tell a lot of information honestly), cancer (a serious disease when small parts in the body start to grow without control), diagnose (when a doctor tells somebody what their health problem is), insurance company (a company that pays money when there is an accident or damage).
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