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Jane Fonda on Battle with Breast Cancer: "I'm Not Afraid of Dying"

Jane Fonda says a cancer scare back in 2010 has helped her realize that she's not afraid of dying. In 2010, Fonda had a small tumor removed, after which she was declared cancer-free. Fonda, who won Oscars for her performances in Klute and Coming Home, knows she's currently living her "third act." TV Scorecard: Renewed or canceled? "I think it's wonderful," she tells Oprah Winfrey on Sunday's Oprah's Next Chapter. "The fact that I made it and I'm all in one piece. You...

Natalie Abrams
Natalie Abrams

Jane Fonda says a cancer scare back in 2010 has helped her realize that she's not afraid of dying.

In 2010, Fonda had a small tumor removed, after which she was declared cancer-free. Fonda, who won Oscars for her performances in Kluteand Coming Home, knows she's currently living her "third act."

TV Scorecard: Renewed or canceled?

"I think it's wonderful," she tells Oprah Winfrey on Sunday's Oprah's Next Chapter. "The fact that I made it and I'm all in one piece. You know a couple years ago I got breast cancer, and that was a good test, because I always said I'm not afraid of dying. And I wasn't. I mean, I felt, God, I've just joined a family of millions of women who have gone through this. And how interesting. What a journey this is going to be. You know, maybe I'll make it and maybe I won't. I didn't get scared. I hope I don't die. But I'm not scared of dying."

In a sneak peek of the interview below, Fonda also talks about sex as a septuagenarian, her adopted daughter and other topics:

Oprah's Next Chapter airs Sundays at 9/8c on OWN.