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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Bollywood Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with metastatic cancer

Actress Sonali Bendre revealed today - 04 July 2018 that she has been diagnosed with "high grade cancer" and is being treated for it in New York.
On her Instagram and Twitter Sonali, 43, shared a lengthy note in which she said she's "taking this battle head on" and thanked her family and friends for their support. Sonali Bendre also described the diagnosis as 'unexpected' and said she 'didn't see it coming.' In her statement, Sonali Bendre said: "Sometimes, when you least expect it, life throws you a curveball. I have recently been diagnosed with a high grade cancer that has metastised, which we frankly did not see coming... My family and close friends have rallied around me, providing the best support system that anyone can ask for." 

what is metastatic cancer

Metastasis is the medical term for cancer that spreads to a different part of the body from where it started. When this happens, doctors say the cancer has “metastasized.” Other names for metastasis are “metastatic cancer” and “stage 4 cancer.” Sometimes the term “advanced cancer” also describes metastatic disease, but this isn’t always true. For instance, “locally advanced” cancer is not the same as metastatic cancer. It describes cancer that has spread to nearby tissues or lymph nodes but not throughout the body.

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