Jeff Bridges gave fans a welcome update on his lymphoma diagnosis, saying on his website that his tumor had “shrunk dramatically.”
“I’m going into a CAT scan to see if my new protocol shrinks my tumor,” the Big Lebowski actor wrote earlier this month. “It simply came to our notice then. The thing has shrunk drastically. I came home enjoying the news. ”
The euphoria was short. Bridges recalled turning on his TV and seeing pictures of the Capitol uprising on January 6 with extremist supporters of President Donald Trump besieging Congress.
“Seeing our country attack itself broke my heart,”
Bridges first informed fans of his diagnosis of lymphoma in October, citing his iconic character, “Dude,” from the Cohen brothers’ 1998 cult classic.
“As the dude would say … The new S ** T came out,” the artist said at the time. “I was diagnosed with lymphoma. Although it is a serious illness, I am lucky to have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. “
“I’m starting treatment and will let you know about my recovery,” he continued, adding that he was “deeply grateful for the love and support of my family and friends.”
Bridges keeps fans updated on their website and Instagram page. Last month, the Oscar winner said he was “feeling good” and had shaved his head, picked up a puppy and celebrated his 71st birthday.
He later posted a cute photo with his longtime love, his wife Susan Gaston and their new puppy to wish the followers a happy New Year.
“Let’s dream together about this world we would like to live in, and make those dreams come true through our actions,” he wrote, along with a photo of him and Heston coordinating their clothes.
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