Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 5:37 AM PDT October 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT October 4, 2015 

Cancer is a disease that doesn't discriminate, even when it comes to fame and fortune. Click on to see some celebrities who have battled cancer.

celebrity cancer - Shannen Doherty
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"Beverly Hills 90210" and "Charmed" star Shannen Doherty confirmed on Aug. 19, 2015, that she has been battling breast cancer since a diagnosis five months earlier. The actress gave an exclusive statement to People magazine, telling the publication that "I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life."


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