Gwyneth Paltrow has expressed her sorrow at the news DANA REEVE is suffering lung cancer.

Paltrow is a longterm family friend of Dana and her late husband Christopher Reeve, and lost her father BRUCE to throat cancer almost three years ago (03).

When told of the news, she said, "Oh my gosh. Wow, that's terrible. I've known her since I was a little girl. That's really awful.

"That woman has such strength and tenacity. I wish her well."