Farrah Fawcett Has Cancer

Calling all angels: Farrah Fawcett could use some help from above.One week ago, the 59-year-old actress learned that she has intestinal cancer. On Friday, she confirmed the diagnosis."Throughout the journey of my life, I have maintained a strong faith in the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity," she said in a statement. "I deeply believe in one's own positive will to overcome even the most daunting challenges. I am resolutely strong and I am determined to bite the bullet and fight the fight while going through the next six weeks of cutting-edge, state-of-the-art treatment. I should be able to return to my life as it was before at the end of my treatment. I am so grateful for the overwhelming outpouring of concern, love, prayers and compassion from all over the world. You are all a source of enduring strength."Farrah's sometime boyfriend Ryan O'Neal, who is also a cancer survivor, gave an The Mail an exclusive interview yesterday. During the interview he said that he's caring for Farrah at his Malibu home. "We've had our ups and downs," said Ryan in his interview, "but I was the first person she called when she was diagnosed. I love her, I've loved her for 25 years, and she knows that. I intend to care for her and give her all the support she needs Farrah is a fighter. The first thing she said to me was, 'I've got cancer.' The second thing she said was, 'I'm going to beat this.'"
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