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Shannen Doherty undergoes cancer treatment with her mom by her side

Shannen Doherty has bravely endured another round of radiation and as usual her mom, Rosa, was right by her side.

The former “Beverly Hills, 90210” star shared an Instagram photo of herself and her mother taken inside the hospital on Tuesday.

“Another day of #radiation,” wrote the surprisingly chipper 45-year-old actress. “Today my mom came with me because even though I’m so tired after, I’m going Christmas shopping!!!”

Doherty revealed that she got her equally devoted husband, photographer Kurt Iswarienko, a Christmas gift. “I love the holidays,” she wrote.

The actress, who’s been courageously documenting each stage of her breast cancer battle on social media, underwent her first radiation treatment last month, and candidly revealed that she found the process “frightening.”

“Something about not being able to see the laser, see the treatment and having this machine moving around you just scares me. I’m sure I’ll get used to it but right now…. I hate it,” she wrote in an Instagram caption.


Sarah Michelle Gellar, Shannen Doherty, and Chelsea Handler pose for a photo at the American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science Los Angeles Gala on November 5, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/WireImage)

Doherty’s fans and her Hollywood pals continue to praise the star for her unflinching honesty during her battle.

The former “Charmed” star, who was diagnosed in 2015, was awarded the American Cancer Society’s Courage Award in November.

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