Actor Jeff Bridges being treated for lymphoma, Report

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Actor Jeff Bridges being treated for lymphoma, Report
Actor Jeff Bridges being treated for lymphoma, Report

Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges has announced he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.

The 70-year-old star of films including The Big Lebowski, Crazy Heart and True Grit said he was starting treatment and promised to keep fans updated.

He said the prognosis is “good”.

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Announcing the diagnosis on social media, Oscar-winner Bridges referenced one of his most famous characters and said: “As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.

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“I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes.”

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Bridges ended the message by urging fans to vote in the presidential election, adding: “Because we are all in this together. Love, Jeff.”

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system.

Fans and celebrities wished Bridges well following the diagnosis.

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