Doherty was diagnosed with invasive b***** cancer in 2015 and later went into remission. In 2020, the Charmed actress heartbreakingly announced the cancer had spread and returned as stage 4.
"January 12, 2023. On January 5th, my ct scan showed Mets in my brain," Doherty captioned Tuesday's Instagram post alongside footage of herself at the hospital. "Yesterday's video was showing the process of getting fitted for the mask which you wear during radiation to your brain. January 12, the first round of radiation took place."
"My fear is obvious," she confessed. "I am extremely claustrophobic and there was a lot going on in my life."
Despite struggling with the reality of her health battle, Doherty appeared to hold onto positive thoughts.
"I am fortunate as I have great doctors like Dr. Amin Mirahdi and the amazing techs at Cedar Sinai," the 52-year-old explained. "But that fear…. The turmoil….. the timing of it all…. This is what cancer can look like."
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"This is a lot. This is a lot to take on, still again. And I am wishing for all the wise peace you have learned to find you in the terror moments. To know we are holding you. Love. All love. 💛 ," the Cruel Intentions star expressed.
While it has never been easy, Doherty has always been honest with her fans about her intense health woes.
"I never want to operate [like I’m dying]," she confessed at the time, noting her dislike of bucketlists: "I just want to operate as I don’t have things to check off because I’m going to keep fighting to stay alive."