Sharing his story. Rocky IV actor Dolph Lundgren revealed he has been privately battling most cancers for the previous eight years. Scroll under for extra particulars on his well being journey and remedy.
When Was Dolph Lundgren Diagnosed With Cancer?
During a May 2023 interview on In Depth With Graham Bensinger, Dolph opened up for the primary time about his most cancers analysis.
“This is simply the primary time I’ve spoken about it,” he mentioned. “So, if it can save you one particular person’s life who was in my state of affairs then it’s price it, for positive.”
Doctors first discovered a tumor on the Aquaman actor’s kidney in 2015. After having it eliminated, he continued to make common visits to the physician to watch his situation.
“Then I did scans each six months. Then you do it yearly and it was fantastic for 5 years,” Dolph defined. “In 2020, I used to be again in Sweden and had some sort of acid reflux disorder … So, I did an MRI, and so they discovered that there have been a number of extra tumors round that space.”
What Happened to Dolph Lundgren After His Cancer Diagnosis?
He had six extra tumors faraway from his physique earlier than docs hit him with some extra devastating information — they discovered one other tumor on his liver. The tumor grew to the dimensions of a lemon, leaving surgeons unable to take away it. Dolph turned to systemic remedy however confronted extreme negative effects, together with weight reduction and a sore mouth.
Doctors initially informed him he solely had a number of months to reside. The Creed II star and his household started getting ready for the worst after he traveled to London in late 2021 to movie The Expendables 4 and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
“I believed it was it for positive,” Dolph confessed. “You sort of have a look at your life and going, ‘I’ve had an amazing life.’ I’ve had a freaking nice life. I’ve lived like 5 lifetimes in a single already with all the pieces I’ve accomplished.”
Dolph Lundgren Gives Update on Cancer Treatment
The dad of two, who shares youngsters Ida and Greta together with his ex-wife, Anette Qviberg, determined to get a second opinion. Dr. Alexandra Drakaki discovered a mutation that she was in a position to goal with a brand new remedy, shrinking the tumors by 90 %.
“Now I’m within the technique of taking out the remaining scar tissue of those tumors,” Dolph revealed, including, “Hopefully after they take these out, there isn’t any most cancers exercise and the medicine that I’m taking goes to suppress all the pieces else.”