Jeff Bridges gives cancer, Covid-19 updates: 'My cancer is in remission, my Covid is in the rear view mirror'

Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges wrote in his web site that his cancer was in ‘remission’. He also revealed that during his chemotherapy sessions, he had contracted Covid-19. He added that he was much better now.
In October 2020, Jeff Bridges had revealed that he had been diagnosed with lymphoma.
In October 2020, Jeff Bridges had revealed that he had been diagnosed with lymphoma.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 03:57 PM IST
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Hollywood veteran Jeff Bridges, who was diagnosed with lymphoma last October, has revealed that his cancer is in "remission".

In a handwritten note on his website, the 70-year-old actor on Monday also shared that he contracted Covid-19 while in treatment.

"My cancer is in remission — the 9x12 (inches) mass has shrunk down to the size of a marble. My Covid is in the rear view mirror," Jeff Bridges wrote.

In a previous unpublished entry, the Oscar winner said that the chemotherapy severely weakened him at the worst possible time as he and his wife Susan Geston contracted the virus. The actor spent five weeks in the hospital due to all his health issues.

 

"COVID kicking my a** good, but I am double vaccinated and feeling much better now. I heard that the vaccine can help folks with long haulers. Maybe that's the cause of my quick improvement," he wrote in the blog dated September 13.

Also read: Jeff Bridges says he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma: ‘I’m starting treatment, will keep you posted on my recovery’

The Big Lebowski star also said he is almost ready to breathe without oxygen assistance and was able to both walk his daughter Hayley down the aisle for her wedding and dance with her.

Jeff Bridges further said he is excited to resume shooting on The Old Man. The actor, who also serves as an executive producer on the Hulu series, shared the first look of the show.

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