Shannen Doherty told Health magazine about her long fight against breast cancer. The treatment has led to early menopause and the actress known for the role of Brenda in “Beverly Hills 90120” and Prue in “Witches” no longer has the chance to get pregnant. Now at 47, she dreams of having a son with her husband Kurt Iswarienko: “We are thinking about adoption, but I do not want my son to bury his mother”.

Shannen Doherty, the Brenda of "Beverly Hills 90210": "I dream of a child, but will I be there in ten years?"

For the American actress the worst seems to have passed and the cancer is in remission. She explained her situation to the magazine stating that she can not get pregnant because of her early menopause. “To do this I would need to take estrogen, but I prefer not to take hormone pills, I can not risk having high levels of hormones in the body because estrogen increases the risk of cancer returning “

Shannen Doherty has been married to photographer Kurt Iswarienko since 2011: “With my husband we are talking about other options, like an egg donor, or adoption, but I am very scared.” How long will I last?” “I always wanted children, but maybe my destiny is to be a mother in a different way,” she added.