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Jane Fonda is healthy and vibrant at 72 -- but even the healthiest woman is susceptible to breast cancer. On Thursday, the actress revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer just a few weeks ago. Fortunately, the tumor was non-invasive, and after a single operation, she's now cancer-free.
During a routine check-up, Fonda told Entertainment Tonight, doctors found a small tumor in her breast. She had it removed "a few days ago," and after learning that the cancer was non-invasive, has declared herself "fine."
To prove just how fine she is, Fonda is returning immediately to her press tour for her new Prime Time fitness DVDs, which she recently promoted on The Oprah Winfrey Show ("I think it's just getting better!" Fonda -- who admitted to having plastic surgery -- exclaimed, when Oprah asked if she feels as good as she looks.)
As the press has reported today, I had a scare with a non-invasive breast cancer but it is ALL OUT NOW!!! I am so lucky. We got it early and it was, as I said, non-invasive. I want to thanks my friends and fans who have written beautiful letters. It has meant a lot to me.
Fonda's Primetime Fitness workout DVDs hit stores on Nov. 30, and her new line of workout equipment will be released on Dec. 26.
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