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Eddie Alderson’s journey after diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Updated September 10: Soaps.com is very happy to relay to soap opera fans that One Life to Live alum Eddie Alderson (Matthew Buchanan) is now cancer-free. Back in November 2017 Alderson was diagnosed with Lymphoma but last night the actor shared, “Today is a good day. A damn good day. For the most part I’ve been quite private and selective about updating the status of my health the last few years. I’ve shared some of the down times and some of the good times. Today, I had a scan that showed no active disease in my body. For the first time in the past 3 years, I am done chemo and treatments. To think of all the ups and downs I (we) have gone through, this day is worth celebrating. I’ve used the phrase “No Surrender” these past 3 years to hopefully inspire some of you that nothing is worth giving up over. I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and look at where I am today. I am fucking proud of this day. I am proud of myself and ALL of the people who are fighting today or have fought. The impact that my family and friends and all of you’ve had on me has given me the drive to fight. I will always fight and spread awareness for #LLS This may not be the end of my fight, but this as damn close as you can get to shutting the damn door on cancer and saying GOODBYE. I will always be ready to fight. #NoSurrender,”

His sister Kristen Alderson (One Life to Live, Starr Manning; General Hospital, ex-Kiki Jerome) posted photos with her brother (below) and stated, “No Surrender! Celebrating my amazingly brave, wonderful, & cancer-FREE brother tonight & EVERY DAY!!”

Soaps.com wishes Eddie Alderson continued happiness and good health!

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Back on December 28, 2017, Soaps.com was happy to report that one of Eddie Alderson’s dreams came true last night when attending Springsteen on Broadway. The former soap actor, who’s been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphoma, met the music icon and was able to get a very special autograph from Bruce Springsteen on his arm – one he turned into his first tattoo. Earlier in the week, Alderson tweeted, “Hey @springsteen ! “No Surrender” has been my motto and go-to song throughout my current fight against Cancer. I’m seeing your #BruceOnBroadway show Dec. 27, and would LOVE to get you to write No Surrender on my arm, for my first tattoo! Thank you for being my inspiration!”

After meeting ‘The Boss’ last night, Alderson posted a video of Springsteen granting his wish and tweeted, “Dreams really can come true. Last night I was floored by @springsteen and his generosity and kindness. What an unforgettable night! #NoSurrender.”

On September 19 we reported that Eddie Alderson remained 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, One Life to Live) 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 17 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.

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Today is a good day. A damn good day. For the most part I’ve been quite private and selective about updating the status of my health the last few years. I’ve shared some of the down times and some of the good times. Today, I had a scan that showed no active disease in my body. For the first time in the past 3 years, I am done chemo and treatments. To think of all the ups and downs I (we) have gone through, this day is worth celebrating. I’ve used the phrase “No Surrender” these past 3 years to hopefully inspire some of you that nothing is worth giving up over. I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and look at where I am today. I am fucking proud of this day. I am proud of myself and ALL of the people who are fighting today or have fought. The impact that my family and friends and all of you’ve had on me has given me the drive to fight. I will always fight and spread awareness for #LLS This may not be the end of my fight, but this as damn close as you can get to shutting the damn door on cancer and saying GOODBYE. I will always be ready to fight. #NoSurrender 💚

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