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Jane Fonda Opens Up About Her Recent Breast Cancer Surgery

November 12, 2010, 5:12 am GMT

The actress reveals that doctor found a small tumor on her breast when she had a routine check-up, but claims she is 'fine' after undergoing cancer surgery.

Jane Fonda

Hollywood icon Jane Fonda has revealed she recently underwent cancer surgery to remove a lump from her breast. The "Barbarella" star, who opened up about the health scare on Thursday, November 11, was having a routine check-up earlier this year when her doctor discovered a small tumor.

The growth turned out to be non-invasive and she was booked in for surgery a few weeks ago, reports Etonline.com. Fonda, 72, claims she is now cancer-free and has assured fans she is "fine" as she returns to work to promote her new "Primetime Fitness" DVDs, which are due for release later this month.

The veteran actress recently credited her healthy lifestyle with her general wellbeing, saying, "I'm careful about what I eat, I stay active, walk a lot. I have good genes."

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