Shannen Doherty, diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, is selling her possessions. “I can take my mom on vacation because I'll have all this money”

“Beverly Hills, 90210” star Shannen Doherty has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. She says she has decided to give up most of her material possessions.

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The reason? He wants to be able to focus on what matters, notes Business Insider.

On Monday's episode of her podcast, “Let's Be Clear With Shannen Doherty,” the actress talked about her decision to get rid of those things that no longer brought her joy.

“For me, cancer has caused me to take stock of my life and change my priorities, and my priority right now is my mother,”
Doherty said, adding that she thinks how hard it would be for her mother if she passed away first.

The actress said that while she had high hopes for medical treatments to “prolong” her life, she felt that “he has to clean up, just in case”.

Doherty was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, but went into remission in 2017. In 2020, she announced on “Good Morning America” ​​that her disease had returned, at stage 4, meaning it had spread beyond where it had originally been located.

Obsession with furniture

“I don't want him to have a bunch of stuff to deal with,”
Doherty said, referring to her mother.
“I don't want her to have four storage spaces full of furniture because I have a furniture obsession.”

The protagonist of “Charmed” said that a “accumulated so much crap” because of his love of vintage furniture shopping and that all the items just sat in storage.

Do I have to have three tables in the living room? The answer is no, none of us really need all the things we haveshe says.

Doherty added that she hopes to sell all the things she doesn't need in order to have money to travel and make more memories with her loved ones.

I can take my mom on vacation because I'll have all this extra money and I'm not broke on
the money from my savings,

which will be provided taking care of the rest after I'm deadthe artist confessed.

The actress, 52, said it took her time to come to terms with the idea of ​​selling her possessions.

It feels like giving up something that was very special and important to you.
But you know it's the right thing to do and it will give you a sense of peace and calm because you're helping those you're leaving behind.”
Doherty also revealed.

In the US, about 240,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Common symptoms of breast cancer include a hard, painless lump around the breast, discharge from the nipple, and dimples on the breast that look like an orange peel.