Many of the Hollywood Celebrities challenged the cancer and successfully overcome the disease. Here is the list of 10 Hollywood actors who fought against the tumour.
We assure that these celebrities would become an inspiration for you guys. We all should get motivated from them and face any circumstance with self-possession.
10 Hollywood Stars Battles Cancer and Win :
Angelina Jolie, the world’s “most graceful” woman, is a popular actress and director. She has undertaken a “preventive” double mastectomy – the surgical evacuation of both her breasts. In her case, there is presence of the mutated BRCA1 gene.
Doctors evaluated that she had an 87 per cent risk of developing breast cancer and a 50 per cent chance of developing ovarian cancer. Her mother suffered with ovarian cancer for a decade and died at the age of 56. So, she decided to undergo mastectomy surgery in order to reduce the risk to 5%.
Sheryl crow is a 51-year old famous musician has undergone a lumpectomy surgery for breast cancer in 2006. Doctors affirmed that she will be alright after 6 ½ weeks of radiation treatment. After the treatment, she is very healthy and even adopted a 21 days old boy named Wyatt.
Kylie Minogue is an Australian pop star. Initially doctors couldn’t diagnose her breast cancer, but later doctors at Melbourne diagnosed her and confirmed the tumour in 2005, at the age of 36. When she came to know that, she slumped and felt like a dead person. Later she has undergone chemotherapy treatment that perished her disease. She was really fortunate and started to create awareness on growth of cancer among women.
Robert de Niro
Oscar award winner Robert de Niro was diagnosed with prostate tumour at the age of 60 years, in 2003. Doctors confirmed that as the disease is at early stage, so there are chances for complete recovery. He was more optimistic than the doctors and he responded to the treatment positively.
Later, doctors declared that he was totally cured. As usual, he recommenced his film career with good health. The Hollywood actor proved that diseases cannot ruin one’s precious future and has become an inspiration to each and every one.
Michael C. Hall is an American actor widely popular for his character as Dexter in the Showtime TV. He was diagnosed with a disease that assails the lymphatic nodes of immune system. In 2010, a delegate revealed his disease. Hall was little bit scared of the doctors because of his hernia operation during his childhood. But he flourished his spirit and fought against that disease. Now, he recovered completely and leading a healthy life.
Hugh Jackman is an Australian actor who is involved in big screen as well as small screen and musical theatre. In 2013, he was diagnosed basal cell carcinoma which is a type of skin cancer. He was treated multiple times for this cancer by removing the cancer engendering tissue from his nose. Due to overexposure to the harmful UV rays from the sun, he was affected by this skin cancer. Even then, he never remorse in his life and combated his disease.
American pop star Anastacia is an eminent vocalist. She was diagnosed breast cancer in 2003 at the age of 34 years. She has undergone double mastectomy and was cured completely, but due to hectic schedule, she was re-diagnosed with this cancer in 2013.
The American actor Michael Douglas was diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer which was a result of an HPV contagion in August 2010 because of oral sex. The specialist advised him that he should undertake a surgery and probably he might lose a piece of jaw. Fortunately, he overcomes that disease depriving of losing a piece of jaw.
Melissa Etheridge is a 53 year old popular rock singer and guitarist in America. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She has awesome confidence levels which led her to succeed in life by fighting against the tumour. She has undergone surgery for breast cancer. Later she was cured completely and maintained good diet after her surgery. Now she is a perfect healthy woman and stood as an inspiration for everyone.
Cynthia Nixon is an American actress well-known for her depiction of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO Television series “Sex and the City”.
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2000; fortunately she overcame it after a surgery. Later, she performed in a show by Margaret Edson “Wit” a character of tumour patient. She even shaved her head for doing that role.