7 celebrities who fought breast most cancers


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5. Shannen Doherty

The 44-year-old actress, probably best remembered for her role as Brenda in Beverly Hills 90210, also starred in the TV show Charm and Little house in the meadow. But in 2015, she faced a battle with metastatic breast cancer, apparently and according to TMZ, in her lymph nodes.

Doherty confirmed his diagnosis with a reporter from People magazine in August 2015, admitted that she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer detected at a later stage.

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6. Peter Criss

Drummer and sometimes singer (I love « Beth ») for the rock n ‘roll band, Kiss, Peter Criss (real name: George Peter John Criscuola) was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 after discovering a lump in his chest 2 years ago. . In a candid interview with CNN, Criss revealed that he considers himself « the luckiest man on the planet » due to his breast cancer survival.

Criss is proof that men can get breast cancer too. The musician has since published an autobiography titled, From makeup to breakup: my life with and without kissing, and talks about educating men about breast cancer.

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7. Rita Wilson

Known for many roles in Hollywood movies, most notably in Insomnia in Seattle, It is complicated, and of course, a starring role as the wife of actor Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson underwent a double mastectomy in the spring of 2015, followed by reconstructive surgery.

Wilson’s diagnosis for invasive lobular carcinoma (or LCIS) was diagnosed after an early test that came back negative for breast cancer. However, after asking for a second opinion, the 58-year-old actress was diagnosed with cancer.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Broadimage / REX (3588522ai) Rita Wilson 21st ELLA Awards Honor Mike Love Los Angeles, America - February 20, 2014

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