When former Heir success Ethan Zohn first discovered that his Hodgkin's lymphoma had come back, "I was just mad," he shows PEOPLE. "I was afraid that I was going to die."
"I thought like beat almost because I was rear again in actions," Zohn goes on.
Zohn and lover of eight years, Jenna Morasca, who also won Heir, had lately played on The Incredible Battle and we were performing on their own TV display, Daily Wellness, as well as publication offers.
"My lifestyle was going like how I created it," he says.
After his first chemo procedure method on Oct. 18, Zohn recognized an immediate variance with regards to negative outcomes.
"With this new medication SGN-35, they aren't nearly as bad as they were," he says. "Just problem, nausea or vomiting, problems for a little while, but now I'm sensation great and I'm continuous to practice for the New You are able to Location Workshop."
Moving send, Zohn programs to have his second procedure method of chemo just two times later on Nov. 8.
"I think in the most cancers community, the common understanding is that there are champions and nonwinners," he says. "[That] you either defeat most cancers and you win – or you don't and you die. But the simple fact of it is, I did everything in my energy to defeat most cancers, and I did. But it came rear again. And that's okay, too."
Adds Zohn: "I'm not a failing. There are many individuals out there lifestyle with most cancers and you can still have a content lifestyle. You can go to deliver the results, increase a household, fee send. That's what I'm doing here."
The service of his household – especially Morasca – signifies everything to Zohn.
"It's great to know I have them by my area," Zohn says. "The best piece about going open with this is that I get the service of followers and the ones out there, too. And I think that really aided before."
"I just want to let others who are lifestyle with most cancers know that I'm right there with them, lifestyle each day of my lifestyle, hopefully getting more attention," he says. "It's who I am, and I desired to take a position up for what I believe in."