10 Celebrity Cancer Survivors

Jun 4, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. ET
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Being rich and famous doesn't make you immune to cancer, and these women showed us what courage looks like by sharing their stories. Here's a quick look at some familiar names who went public with their illness.

1 /11: Cynthia Nixon

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1/11 :Cynthia Nixon

2 /11: Hoda Kotb

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2/11 :Hoda Kotb

3 /11: Christina Applegate

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3/11 :Christina Applegate

4 /11: Fran Drescher

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4/11 :Fran Drescher

5 /11: Wanda Sykes

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5/11 :Wanda Sykes

6 /11: Joan Lunden

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6/11 :Joan Lunden

7 /11: Cybill Shepherd

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7/11 :Cybill Shepherd

8 /11: Gloria Steinem

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8/11 :Gloria Steinem

9 /11: Robin Roberts

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9/11 :Robin Roberts

10 /11: Melissa Etheridge

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10/11 :Melissa Etheridge

11 /11: Shannen Doherty

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11/11 :Shannen Doherty