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Mother's love helping Shannen Doherty 'get thru' cancer

Published 14/08/2016 | 09:56

Shannen Doherty is battling breast cancer
Shannen Doherty is battling breast cancer

Hollywood actress Shannen Doherty has thanked her mother for helping her cope as she battles breast cancer.

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The former Beverly Hills 90210 star shared a touching image on Instagram of herself with her head in her mother Rosa's lap.

She wrote: "Sometimes there's nothing like a mother's love to help get you thru.

"Thank you mom for always being there and being so strong for me. I love you."

The 45-year-old actress revealed that she was fighting breast cancer in August last year, after being diagnosed in March.

She has been documenting her fight on social media, recently sharing a set of images of herself shaving her head.

In another recent post, Doherty opened up about going through chemotherapy.

"Chemo day. A day many of us dread," she said.

"Strength gets us thru but every once in awhile, you just want to hide in bed and let chemo day pass you by."

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