Even though sometimes it may seem that celebrities have nothing in common with us, the truth is, nobody can escape health issues. Breast cancer is unpredictable and completely unbiased. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, here are 5 celebrities who have fought their way through and beaten breast cancer.
The E! News host was diagnosed with breast cancer after her doctor recommended she get a mammogram before continuing on with IVF treatments. She decided to have a double mastectomy and even though her and husband Bill Rancic’s plans for having a baby were put on hold, they are now the proud parents of a gorgeous baby boy.
Applegate got a double mastectomy in 2008 after finding out she had breast cancer. Her mother is also a breast cancer survivor and started Right Action for Women which helps the uninsured get cancer screens.
Best known for her role as Miranda on Sex and the City, Nixon was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 after going to her doctor for a routine mammogram. She is now an ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the Australian pop singer went through many rounds of chemotherapy as well as surgery. She is now touring, recording and filming.
Martina found out she had breast cancer after a routine mammogram in 2010. Soon after, she had surgery to remove the tumor which was followed by radiation therapy. That same year, the amazing tennis player climbed to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro.