Ray wrote, "For me, it was a relief to hear what was wrong. The plasma cells in my bone marrow were rampaging, multiplying, squeezing out the red blood cells and it was time to begin doing something about it. You just know when something is kosher with your body. When I got the news, I didn't react and didn't cry. I am an actress, believe me, I can be dramatic."
Lisa Ray added that she started treatment for the cancer in early July. she expressed confidence that she can beat the cancer, "I believe it can be cured. That's the dirty realist in me."
The actress has also been voted as 'The Most Beautiful Woman of the Millennium.'