'One Life to Live' vet Eddie Alderson begins new cancer treatment
UPI News Service, 09/23/2017
Eddie Alderson, who played Matthew Buchanan on "One Life to Live" as a child and teen, says he has begun a stem-cell transplant process to treat his Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
"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.' #WarriorMentality #NoSurrender #BringItOn," the 22-year-old actor captioned an Instagram photo of him sitting near a window.
"Anybody who is interested in my story and journey with cancer, pick up a copy and check it out," he wrote as he re-tweeted a post from Soap Opera Digest promoting an interview he gave them.
"I just kind of sat there and everything went quiet. My initial thought was: 'OK, let's just get on it. Let's just do what we've got to do,'" Alderson told the magazine about hearing his diagnosis for the first time last year.
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