Beverly Hills, 90210 star Shannen Doherty looks great and in high spirits after finishing chemotherapy at the end of February. On the 4th of March, just one week after her treatment ended, the 45-year-old appeared at the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation’s Gratitude Gala in Los Angeles.
“I feel great. I mean, I feel good, I’m super positive, I’m happy with where I’m at right now,” she told Us Weekly. “Cancer, for me, as hard as it is, has been a blessing. It has changed who I am as a human being forever. It’s altered my life in ways I can’t even speak of.”
Once inside, Shannen shared a photo of her and her husband, photographer Kurt Iswarienko on Instagram, writing, “Tonight @animalhopeandwellness full house and with my love @kurtiswarienko #ahwfgala.”
Doherty, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2015 has been very open about her health, regularly documenting her fight with the disease on social media
The Memphis, Tennessee-born actress recently shared a video of her impressive dance workout on social media, and has often reaffirmed she is “fighting like a girl”
The Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on rescuing and rehabilitating severely abused animals; Doherty has been an animal rights activist for years
Doherty married Kurt Iswarienko in Malibu, California on the 15th of October, 2011. It is the actress’ third marriage
In September 2016, the Bukowski star has praised her husband for his support in her battle with breast cancer, saying “he is my soulmate”