Anyone can be a target for breast cancer
. The disease doesn't discriminate against age, gender, race, or celebrity status. Here's a list of six celebrities who bravely fought breast cancer and proved that success in life post-cancer is totally doable.
1. Christina Applegate
Actress Christina Applegate
is the daughter of a breast cancer survivor, so when doctors told her she had cancer in one of her breasts she decided to take immediate action. Christina
underwent a double mastectomy
and adopted a healthier diet to avoid future cancer risk. The actress later became an advocate for breast cancer and she participates in charity fundraising events for breast cancer education and research.
Read more about how Christina Applegate fought cancer.