Cancer can be frightening for many people. Because the non-infectious disease is one of the causes of death in the world and there is no cure that really is effectual to overcome them, although there are some hopes for the future. Previously, it was known that there is a drug that could destroy cancer.
Cancer affect anyone, including the celebrities. Many famous people in the world has suffered cancer. But there are also those who successfully recovered from cancer.
After defeating cancer, they used their famous held to disseminate the importance of early detection as well as taking part in efforts to prevent the disease. Here are seven famous people of the world who successfully beat cancer, according to MagforWomen:
The Australian pop singer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and immediately underwent treatment. For over 18 months, Minogue battled cancer intensively and disappeared from publication.
Once recovered, she actively campaigned for the early detection of cancer to help millions of other women.
The cyclists who many times broke the international record also successfully recovered from testicular cancer that affects the brain and lungs.
After recovering from cancer treatments, he again won myriad awards and founded the Livestrong Foundation to help cancer patients.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner from South Africa not only fought to eradicate apartheid. Mandela also had to deal with microscopic prostate cancer in 2001. After undergoing radiation therapy for seven weeks, Mandela managed to become a survivor.
The multitalented star, film actress, producer, director, comedian, singer, presenter and screenwriter suffered a misdiagnosis for two years before the true cause was known: he was suffering from cervical cancer in 2000.
Drescher underwent treatment including radical hysterectomy and was declared cured. Afterwards, Drescher preached out the importance of cancer detection, including the launch of ‘Cancer Schmancer’ which helped raise awareness of cancer in men and women.
The Sex and The City star had a battle against breast cancer in 2006 but kept it a secret from the public. After declared cured, the actress who also have a mother with breast cancer became ambassador to the breast cancer foundation in New York
Wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002, and underwent treatment more than a year until 2003. Regardless of the disease, Osbourne later offered support to patients and families of cancer patients who were treated at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as to raise awareness about the importance of regular inspections. Previously it was known that turmeric can help cure colon cancer.