Actor Jeff Bridges declares he was diagnosed with lymphoma


Acclaimed actor Jeff Bridges declared Monday on Twitter that he has been determined to have lymphoma.

“Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good,” Bridges tweeted. “I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.”

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that influences the lymph system, or “tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infections,” as per the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The two primary sorts of lymphoma are Hodgkin, which spreads in a methodical way through lymph hubs, and Non-Hodgkin, which spreads in a non-efficient style, as indicated by the CDC.

Extensions’ Hollywood profession extends more than sixty years and has featured in more than 70 movies including “True Grit,” “Seabiscuit,” “The Big Lebowski” and “King Kong.”

He got the lifetime-accomplishment grant during the 2019 Golden Globes. The acknowledgment, known as the Cecil B. DeMille Award, is offered yearly to somebody who has had an enduring effect on the universe of amusement.

Past honorees have included Audrey Hepburn, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Denzel Washington and Oprah Winfrey.

Scaffolds is at present underway on the dramatization arrangement “The Old Man,” which he stars in and is chief maker. The arrangement, which is planned to make a big appearance only on FX on Hulu in 2021, is delivered by Touchstone Television and FX Productions.

“Our thoughts go out to Jeff and his family during this challenging time and they have our love and support. We wish him a safe and full recovery. And, as Jeff always says, ‘We are all in this together.’ Jeff, we are all in this together with you,” a statement from FX, Touchstone Television, Hulu and FXP read Monday.

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