Shannen Doherty Is Documenting Her Breast Cancer Fight on Instagram


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First, we see Shannen and her mom embrace, appearing to give themselves a moment to reflect on the heaviness of the situation.
 

Step 1

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:07pm PDT

Then Shannen stands before a mirror with scissors, trimming her hair into a short bob as Anne takes a photo over her shoulder.
 

Step 2

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:07pm PDT

At the midpoint, when Shannen’s rocking a sharp pixie cut, Anne and Rosa go for kissy faces.

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Step 3

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:07pm PDT

Almost at the end, Shannen sports a punky fringe. (Anne is clearly not so into this particular look.)
 

Step 4

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:06pm PDT

The friends pause as Shannen shows off the feathery final result.
 

Step 5

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:06pm PDT

From the side, it seems like Shannen almost has a faux-hawk thing going on.
 

Step 6

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:05pm PDT

This isn’t the first time Shannen has shared parts of her battle against cancer. Last fall, she posted a photo with Anne and actress Holly Marie Combs (who both can be seen grabbing Shannen’s boobs) to raise awareness. 
 

A photo posted by ShannenDoherty (@theshando) on Oct 14, 2015 at 10:21pm PDT

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Her candid photos and vulnerability are clearly resonating with fans, who have been rooting her on every step of the way (each of these posts got between 14.2K and 25.9K likes). Shannen, you are truly fierce. Cancer sucks, and we’re cheering you on, too.