Famous People Who Got Cancer
The Top Ten
Creator of everything we know and loved about Disney � Diagnosed with lung cancer. Died in 1966 as a result of failing health conditions resulting from the cancer.
She survived from uterine cancer. She was diagnosed with uterine cancer on June 21st, 2000.
Fran also created the Cancer Schmancer Moment for people who have cancer.
Diagnosed with breast cancer. Underwent surgery to remove the tumour and has otherwised completed chemotherapy treatments. The cancer is in remission.
Diagnosed with Malignant melanoma on the right toe. Died of multiple metastasis to the brain, liver, lungs and stomach in 1981, 4 years after he was diagnosed and refused initial surgery to remove the toe.
Diagnosed with colon cancer in 1985 and basal cell carcinoma (skin cancer) on his nose in 1987. Both surgically removed and no recorded radiotherapy and chemotherapy was needed due to the early discovery.
Diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer called islet cell neuroendocrine tumor in 2004. Underwent surgery without the need for radiotheraphy or chemotherapy. Cancer is currently in remission.
Diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2001. Treated only with radiation therapy. Cancer is currently in remission.
Diagnosed with mouth cancer in the late 1930's. Underwent 30 operations to remove the tumors in his jaw. Died in 1939 at the personal request of being euthanized from morphine by his doctor and friend.
Ran the Marathon of Hope, with an amputated leg, to raise funds for cancer research. Started out in Newfoundland, with the intention of running all the way to British Columbia, but, was forced to quit in Thunderbay Ontario, when cancer had returned & had spread into his lungs.
He was about to die, thankfully, he got a treatment on time. Skin cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, it can kill someone very painfully. He had skin cancer on his breast. - AnimeDrawer
Yeah, he talked about it in one of his interviews, he was one of the few survivors of this horrible disease many people die with. I am glad he did not die and he survived, I would be sad if he died. - AnimeDrawer
Diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma on July 2003 at the age of 18. Underwent surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy as a full treatment and otherwise made a full recovery. The cancer is in remission.
Lynne Helton died at age 20 from cancer. She kept a tape recorded diary for her infant daughter. Her diary had been used as the main source for the T.V. movie and book, both named 'Sunshine. '
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