Alicia Witt underwent cancer treatment after losing her parents.
The 46-year-old actress’s parents Robert and Diane were found dead in December 2021 after suffering a ‘probable cardiac arrhythmia’ due to the cold in their improperly heated home, but now Alicia has revealed she went through ‘one last round’ soon after. . chemotherapy just a few months later.
She said: “A little over 2 months ago I had my last chemotherapy course before my mastectomy. My favorite, brilliant, collaborative, outgoing doctor, @habibdoss from @tnoncology, was there to celebrate with us when I rang the bell! continue, according to the protocol for HER2+, until the end of this year).”
The former “Orange Is the New Black” star expressed her gratitude to those around her who “protected her privacy” and called it an “essential” part of her recovery.
Along with a video of her ringing a bell to show she is cancer free, Alicia wrote on Instagram, “I am so grateful to all those who have been on this journey during treatment who have done me the honor of protecting my privacy. during these months, and grateful for the help. share that these caps can really make a huge difference in allowing a patient to reveal their journey in their own time when they are ready, in our family when I was just starting my treatment.”