Leave it to actress Shannen Doherty to find a silver lining in breast cancer. The 47-year-old Charmed actress opened up with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America in her first live interview since being diagnosed with cancer about her fresh new outlook on life.

“Everything’s going really well,” she told Roberts. “You hear the word remission, and it’s a rush of different emotions, right? It’s like, ‘What’s next?’ There’s a little bit of fear and apprehension. I felt lost for a second. I was like, ‘Now what?’ My whole life has been about this battle, what felt like my whole life.”

She continued, “But then it sort of starts seeping in, and then you get joyous, and you get so excited, but you got to wait for that five-year mark, and then the 10-year mark, so remission is a crazy word to me.”

But no regrets! “I think it made me a better actor, I also think it made me a better human being,” she said. “It takes down all your walls, all your barriers, everything that life sort of threw at you…you're guarding yourself so yea, that all comes tumbling down.”

Doherty can next be seen in Lifetime’s No One Would Tell, premiering Sunday.

Source: Pulse of Radio