Celebrities Who Beat Cancer

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Cancer is a total jerk. Here are the brave faces of celebrities who beat cancer while sharing their illness with the world.

1. Robin Roberts

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts beat breast cancer in 2007 and myelodysplastic syndrome in 2012-13.

2. Sheryl Crow

Singer Sheryl Crow, Lance Armstrong's ex-girlfriend, beat breast cancer with the help of her former-boyfriend, who was himself a cancer survivor.

3. Lance Armstrong

While Lance Armstrong was disgraced by a doping scandal, his survival of stage-four testicular cancer is nothing to scoff about.

4. Michael C. Hall

Dexter's Michael C. Hall fought Hodgkin's Lymphoma during filming of the hit Showtime series.

5. Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas beat throat cancer, but probably with the help of doctors and not by pleasuring his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

6. Amy Robach

Amy Robach, another Good Morning America anchor, underwent a mammogram on-air and learned she had breast cancer. She is now cancer free.

7. Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate underwent a double mastectomy and treatments and announced she was 100% cancer free.

8. Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper had a cancerous mole removed from his face in 2008. He was back on air the night of his surgery for Anderson 360.

9. Edie Falco

Edie Falco, Emmy winner, battled breast cancer in 2004.

10. Giuliana Rancic

Giuliana Rancic
Giuliana Rancic was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Fortunately, she is in full remission.

11. Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson tweeted a picture of herself and her stepson Colin Hanks at the 2015 Tony Awards. This was her first appearance since undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

12. Erin Andrews

Erin Andrews
Andrews admitted in early 2017 that she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in September of 2016. She underwent two surgeries and is now in the clear.

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