Actor Jeff Bridges has introduced on Twitter that he has been recognized with lymphoma.
He began his put up off with a reference to The Massive Lebowski, writing: “Because the Dude would say… New sh- has come to mild.”
“I’ve been recognized with lymphoma. Though it’s a severe illness, I really feel lucky that I’ve an excellent workforce of docs and the prognosis is nice,” Bridges continued.
“I am beginning therapy and can hold you posted on my restoration.”
In a second tweet to the identical thread, Bridges thanked his supporters and inspired them to vote within the upcoming presidential election, linking to the web site Vote.org.
“I am profoundly grateful for the love and assist from my household and mates. Thanks on your prayers and nicely needs,” Bridges tweeted.
“And, whereas I’ve you, please keep in mind to go vote. As a result of we’re all on this collectively.”
FX, Touchstone Tv, Hulu and FXP responded to the information with an announcement: “Our ideas exit to Jeff and his household throughout this difficult time and so they have our love and assist.
“We want him a secure and full restoration. And, as Jeff at all times says, ‘We’re all on this collectively.’ Jeff, we’re all on this along with you.”
Lymphoma is a most cancers of the lymphatic system, which is the physique’s community that fights off illnesses.
The lymphatic system consists of the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus gland and bone marrow.
Although Bridges didn’t specify which type of lymphoma he was recognized with, there are two fundamental varieties: Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Lymphoma therapy normally includes chemotherapy, varied drugs, radiation remedy and, in uncommon circumstances, a stem cell transplant.
Bridges most lately appeared in Dangerous Instances on the El Royale in 2018 and is presently in manufacturing for the TV miniseries The Outdated Man.
Bridges has been nominated for seven Academy Awards all through his profession, profitable for Loopy Coronary heart in 2010.