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"Ab Fab" Star Jennifer Saunders Has Breast Cancer

Jennifer Saunders arrives at the BAFTA Television Awards 2009 at the Royal Festival Hall on April 26, 2009 in London. Getty Images/Tim Whitby

NEW YORK (CBS) "Absolutely Fabulous" actress-comedienne Jennifer Saunders has reportedly fighting breast cancer since discovering a lump last October.

The BBC reports that Saunders, who plays the eccentric public relations specialist Edina Monsoon on the British sitcom, has completed treatment for the illness and that doctors have told the star she is in remission.

Saunders has been seen with closely cropped hair, and was photographed in a wig and a bandana at a recent Wimbledon match, according to the report.

Her spokeswoman told the BBC that the actress has no plans to publicly discuss her health.

She has been married to actor-musician Adrian Edmondson since 1985. They have three daughters.

"Ab Fab," as fans call the series, was on the air from 1992 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2004.

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