21 Starlets Who Beat Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer is a modern scourge afflicting hundreds of thousands of women, and celebrities are not exempt from this terrible illness. But, there’s hope. And no one personifies the growing “victory” over the disease more than a famous face. Like Christina Applegate, who has continued her thriving career despite undergoing a double mastectomy. Here are 20 more famous faces who “beat” breast cancer and are inspiring their fans in a whole new (and unexpected) way.
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Sheryl Crow

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Cynthia Nixon

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Suzanne Somers

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Giuliana Rancic

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Carly Simon

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Edie Falco

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Melissa Etheridge

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Maura Tierney

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Wanda Sykes

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Nancy Reagan

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Kathy Bates

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Judy Blume

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Hoda Kotb

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Robin Roberts

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Gloria Steinem

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Jaclyn Smith

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Dame Maggie Smith

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Olivia Newton-John

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Kylie Minogue

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And, Finally… George Lucas?

It’s not as well known, but men can suffer from breast cancer as well as women, although it’s much rarer. George Lucas is rumored to have caught the disease, but it’s never been confirmed publicly. However, he’s contributed millions of dollars to breast cancer research over the years. May The Force Be With You!
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