Top 10 Celebrities Who Fought Against Cancer

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World Cancer Day

4th February is observed as World Cancer Day as an initiative to encourage awareness of cancer and its prevention. Let us look at people who survived this horrible disease to tell a brave story. Image source: www.popcrush.com

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Yuvaraj Singh

Yuvaraj Singh is a man who easily defeated cancer just as he hit six sixes in a row. He suffered from malignant tumour known as seminoma which was found between his lung and heart. His fight against cancer is an inspiration for every person who thinks cancer is incurable. Image source: www.iccworldcup2015s.com

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Yuvaraj Singh
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Manisha Koirala

This heart throb who won millions of hearts with her performance in Bollywood suffered from ovarian cancer. She boldly fought against the disease in New York. Her strength and will power to fight against this disease have helped her to stay ahead in time. Image source: www.mid-day.com

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Manisha Koirala
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Anurag Basu

This well-known writer and director is famous for his talented direction of the movie Barfi. He suffered from acute promyelocytic leukaemia (blood cancer) in 2004. His positive attitude towards life never let cancer affect him mentally and emotionally. Rather, he bravely fought against it until it became futile. Image source:www.pinkvilla.com

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Anurag Basu
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Mumtaz

This beauty of Bollywood bravely fought against breast cancer at the age of 54. Despite going through such a bad patch in life, she still holds the charm and beauty which can take away anybody’s attention. Image source: static.hamaraphotos.com

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Mumtaz
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Lisa Ray

The stunning actor who was famous for her bold acting suffered from multiple myeloma (cancer of plasma cells). In 2010, she bravely announced to the world that she was free from cancer after going through successful surgery. Image Source: www.bollystop.com

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Lisa Ray
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Christina Applegate

Christina is famous for playing the spoilt sister Amy Green of Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) in the popular American TV Series FRIENDS. She underwent invasive surgery to overcome breast cancer. Image source: www.1920x1200.net

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Christina Applegate
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Angelina Jolie

Angelina is an Oscar-winning actor who is popular in Hollywood for playing magnificent roles. The actor underwent surgery to prevent breast cancer when her genetic report came out positive. Genetic study determines the probability of cancer for people with a family history of cancer. Image source: www.pinkhope.org.au

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Angelina Jolie
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Barbara Mori

This breath-taking Hollywood beauty debuted in the movie Kites in 2010. Her movie did not impact the audience, but her brave fight against cancer did. Image source: www.shy22.com

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Barbara Mori
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Sheryl Crow

This Grammy winner songwriter and singer suffered from early stage breast cancer. She defeated cancer just as she simply plays any chord on the guitar. Image source: img2-2.timeinc.net

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Sheryl Crow
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Lance Armstrong

The seven times winner of the Tour De France American biking champion suffered with testicular cancer at the age of 25. His winning spirit helped him defeat cancer to its core. Image source: www.widewallpaperhd.com

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Lance Armstrong
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