He said he will stop touring from now on to focus on his health and living life to the full, despite his condition.
“I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I’ve been without any distractions,” he said.
“I want to love. I want to enjoy life.”
Cassidy shot to fame in the 1970s for his starring role as Keith Partridge on the hit television show The Partridge Family.
He has struggled with addiction and had a number of run-ins with the law over the years, but says he’s committed to making the most of things following his diagnosis.
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