Suzanne Somers’ death from breast cancer highlights the ongoing battle that many individuals face with this aggressive disease.
In a recent report, it was revealed that Suzanne Somers, best known for her role in Three’s Company, passed away on October 15 after a 23-year battle with breast cancer. The death certificate stated that the immediate cause of death was “breast cancer with metastasis to the brain.” A biopsy confirmed this diagnosis. Additionally, hypertension and hydrocephalus were mentioned as contributing factors in the autopsy report.
Somers spent her final moments at her home in Palm Springs, surrounded by her family. Her representatives have confirmed that she was laid to rest in a private family burial ceremony. The news of her death was announced by her publicist, R. Couri Hay, who praised her for surviving an aggressive form of breast cancer for over two decades.
This devastating news comes just a few months after Somers shared on Instagram that her breast cancer had returned. She wrote about her previous battle with the disease and her determination to fight it once again. Somers emphasized that she had utilized both alternative and conventional treatments to combat the cancer, highlighting her resilience and determination.
Throughout her career, Somers made significant contributions to the entertainment industry. She appeared in popular TV shows such as The Love Boat, The Rockford Files, and One Day at a Time. However, it was her role as Chrissy Snow in Three’s Company that propelled her to stardom. Later, she took on the role of Carol Foster Lambert in Step by Step.
Beyond acting, Somers was also a prolific writer, penning over 20 books on various subjects including autobiographies, diet, and health. She used her platform to raise awareness about breast cancer and share her personal experiences with the disease.
The passing of Suzanne Somers serves as a reminder of the ongoing battle that many individuals face against breast cancer. Her courageous fight and determination to overcome the disease for over two decades is an inspiration to others fighting their own battles. As we mourn the loss of this talented actress, we must also continue to support and advocate for advancements in breast cancer research and treatment.