Dame Maggie Smith battling breast cancer

March 19th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin  

London, March 19 (IANS) Acting legend Dame Maggie Smith is battling breast cancer. Thesun.co.uk reports that the 73-year-old actress is undergoing radiation therapy but courageously finished filming the latest Harry Potter movie.

“She is dealing with it in her typically brave and understated way. She has had a tumour removed and completed a course of chemotherapy. This was precautionary and the prognosis looks good. The last thing she wants is fuss,” said a friend.

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