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Famous People With Cancer

It has been named the dreaded C and many others. It is a disease that can test the faith of the ones faithful and scatter the small hope of those hopeless. It is a disease that does not discriminate and can care less for the person’s status in life. It is a disease that the world is fighting. It is cancer. To put it in simple words, cancer is an illness caused by a tumor. anyone can have cancer. Even the popular and prominent personalities go through the ins and outs of cancer. Here are four of courageous and popular stars that were diagnosed with cancer. Each one celebrities came out in the open and gave it their all while battling the life altering disease.

Christina Applegate is a very talented Hollywood actress that used to play of Kelly Bundy on the old TV series: Married With Children and now as Samantha Newly on the show, Samantha Who. Last August 2008, reports that Christina have breast cancer comes out over all mediums. Applegate's spokesperson confirmed the reports that Christina is diagnosed with breast cancer. The nice thing about the diagnosis was that it was caught in the begining stage. The problem was found on just one of her breasts but Christina underwent a double mastectomy operation within the same month. The star's mom is a cancer survivor Which means her disease is greatly on the hereditary side, she thought to act upon the dangerous threat as soon as she could. Applegate is now doing alright and will undergo reconstructive surgery very shorty.

Hailed as one of the best female pop singers, Sheryl Crow is also a songwriter, political activist and has nine Grammy Awards under her belt. The performer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. As with Christina Applegate, the discovery was caught in the beginning stages. Crow underwent a lumpectomy, which is a surgery to remove the tumor in the breast. The singer also went through radiation treatment for nearly two months after the surgery. The artist has been cancer free since the surgery and is happily on her second year as a cancer survivor.

Christened as Francine Joy Drescher, Fran is hugely known all over as Fran Fine from her TV show, The Nanny. In 2000, Drescher was rushed to the hospital because of uterine cancer, a type of cancer where the tumor attacks the uterus of an individual. Her cancer, amazingly, was still in its first stage when the procedure to remove the tumor was made thus she didn’t go along with chemotherapy or radiation treatment. After seven years of being a cancer survivor, the fantastic star created an organization to assist others who are diagnosed with cancer. The name of the organization is Cancer Schmancer Movement.

The charming and famous Patrick Swayze... Guys envied his scene with Demi Moore in the movie, Ghost, and women went numb with his dancing moves in Dirty Dancing. No one can say that they don’t know Patrick Swayze. He is now fighting pancreatic cancer. He has been having chemotherapy and a operation to remove soiled areas of his stomach. His fight is far from being over but he’s still out there winning the fight. He recently gave a heartfelt speech at the Stand Up To Cancer 2008 event.

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