Farrah Fawcett keeps hope alive

Apr 9, 2009 at 12:17 p.m. ET

Farrah Fawcett is battling a rare form of cancer and rumors have her in various stages of the fight.

Farrah Fawcett at the 2004 MTV Video AwardsFarrah Fawcett was the poster child (check that, woman) of the ‘70s. Everyone wanted her hairdo that made The Rachel seem like small potatos.

It is a sad day in the Charlie's Angels universe to hear the sixty-two-year old has been hospitalized in Los Angeles since April 2. Fawcett has been battling cancer since 2006 and has also had to battle exaggerated stories in the press.

Any time we hear about her in the news, similar to Patrick Swayze, we can't help but offer our prayers first and foremost and then wonder how truly exaggerated are the stories?

Farrah, however, has hope according to her physician. He also said a photo of her appearing in a wheelchair was due to having a small procedure done in Germany.

Fawcett left for the airport soon after the procedure and wanted to go home rather than recuperating in the hospital for a few days. Could you imagine taking a nine hour flight right after a procedure? Well, the procedure caused some bleeding in her abdomen resulting in pain. She had problems walking, hence the wheelchair.

Now she's able to walk and is cracking jokes. Farrah's cancer went into remission and then returned two years ago in May. The actress has undergone chemotherapy and aggressive alternative treatments and is expected to go home in a few days.

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