Eddie Alderson diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Updated September 19: Eddie Alderson remains very positive as he is about to endure another procedure on his road to recovery. The actor shared an update on his Instagram and stated, "I start my stem-cell transplant process today, and will be spending a few weeks in the hospital...this will not be easy, but no worries, I got this 😉. I have one quote in my mind: 'Every battle is won before it is fought'." Soaps.com wishes Alderson continued strength throughout his latest procedure.
Actor Eddie Alderson (Matthew "OLTL") has had a challenging road ahead of him since he was diagnosed with Lymphoma in November of 2016. The actor has tried not to let his diagnosis get him down and has been treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma with rounds of chemotherapy. Alderson posted an update on Instagram on July 12, with a selfie of him shaving his head and a caption that reads, "My journey continues on~ I started stronger chemo a few weeks back, but nothing is getting me down. Chemo may take my hair but it will never take my spirits or positive state of mind. Feeling great, actually shot an 86 today on the golf course today, not too bad 😎. One thing is for certain, there is #NoSurrender in me. Never." Alderson is an inspiration to us all. He's been spending time with family and friends in between treatment and appears in good spirits.
On Friday November 16 Soaps.com reported that “One Life to Live” alum Eddie Alderson (Matthew Buchanan, 2005 to 2012) was diagnosed with Lymphoma on Friday November 11. The actor shared the news via Instagram and stated that he would begin treatment in the coming days. Later his sister Kristen Alderson ("One Life to Live's" Starr Manning; "General Hospital's" ex-Kiki Jerome) shared that he'd been officially diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is very treatable. Back in August Alderson’s former co-star Kassie DePaiva opened up about her fight with Leukemia.
Soaps.com sends the actor our best during this difficult time.
My beyond precious and amazing brother (and best friend) @eddiealderson got diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer last Friday. Ever since, we've been surrounded by love, support, and optimism. He is so strong and determined, I know he'll beat this. Please pray for Eddie's journey w/ us. I'll keep you all updated as always.:pray::heart: A photo posted by krisalderson (@krisalderson) on
Had to share this! Look at what YOUR love and prayers have already done! Can't thank you enough!!?? pic.twitter.com/9I5F63eUkQ
— Kristen Alderson (@krisalderson) November 15, 2016
My journey continues on~ I started stronger chemo a few weeks back, but nothing is getting me down. Chemo may take my hair but it will never take my spirits or positive state of mind. Feeling great, actually shot an 86 today on the golf course today, not too bad 😎. One thing is for certain, there is #NoSurrender in me. Never. A post shared by Eddie Alderson (@eddiealderson) on
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