Madrid – The popular Spanish actor and monologue player Dani Rovira He announced today through his Instagram profile that he has cancer, specifically Hodgkin lymphoma, and that today has started with chemotherapy treatment.

A week ago, I was diagnosed, although I had been dragging a certain amount of fatigue and discomfort for months“says the protagonist of the film”8 Basque surnames“, who says to face” without fear “a predictably” long fight against the bug “, but that has” good prognosis “.

“I am not afraid, I am calm, I will carry a backpack a few months maybe a little heavier in times of uncertainty, fear and pandemic, but I do not lack strength or desire to get out of it successfully,” says the actor, 39.

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I have been diagnosed with it for a week, although I had been carrying some tiredness and discomfort for months. If I decide to make this public it is because, for good and bad, I am a public figure. And before the circus of speculation and sensationalism begins in a certain press and on social networks, I prefer to be the main source of information. I have cancer. You already have a name and surname: HODGKIN’S LYMPHOMA. Today is my first day of chemo and I have a long fight ahead of the “bug”. I’m not afraid. I’m quiet. These months I will carry a backpack, perhaps, a little heavier in times of uncertainty, fear and pandemic. But I do not lack the strength or desire to succeed in this. He has a good prognosis and the doctors give me very good feelings. Of course, I will become part of that high-risk population when the defenses and the immune system begin to fail me in a few days, so I will have to take care of myself, take care of myself and let myself take care of myself a little more. We will be fighting and protecting ourselves at home, with my three dogs and with my life partner, Clara. I have the “telematic” affection of my family and my friends. I am in the hands of some wonderful doctors. I blindly trust them. I only ask that you continue as before. Taking care of each other. Adding solidarity, humor, humanity … For my part, we will continue to shoulder our shoulders from home. Humor and love is our best recipe. All this will pass. Encourage everyone in these difficult times. But for that there are the challenges, to overcome them and that what has been learned makes us be better people. As my favorite hero once said: #SiempreFuerte ?????? I love you.

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Rovira adds that “he has a good prognosis” and that the doctors transmit “very good feelings” to him.

“Of course, I will become part of that high-risk population when the defenses and the immune system begin to fail me in a few days, so I will have to take care of myself, take care of myself and let myself be taken care of,” he continues.

The actor from Malaga (southern Spain) says he is at home accompanied by his three dogs and his “life partner” Clara, in apparent allusion to the actress Clara Lago with whom he began a relationship as a result of the filming of “8 surnames Basques “(2014), the highest grossing Spanish film in history.

“All this will happen, encouragement to all and in these difficult moments, but for that are the challenges, to overcome them and that what has been learned makes us better people”, concludes the post that accompanies a photo with an open pathway in his left arm , an image that has received 126,000 ‘likes’ in just 40 minutes.

Hodgkin lymphoma is a subtype of cancer that affects a type of white blood cell crucial to the immune system.

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