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Comedian Kathy Griffin: I have lung cancer even though I have never smoked

Comedian Kathy Griffin: I have lung cancer even though I have never smoked

Years after Kathy Griffin shaved her head in solidarity with her sister who was undergoing chemotherapy, the comedian has announced that today she also suffers from lung cancer.

"I have to tell you something. I have cancer. I am getting ready for surgery to remove half of my left lung. "Yes, I have lung cancer even though I have never smoked!", The actress writes.

According to her, doctors are optimistic that with the intervention and chemotherapy she will be able to defeat the disease.

Finally, Kathy urges her followers not to shy away from routine checkups and to give health the importance it deserves.