Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 05:37 AM PDT Oct 15, 2013    UPDATED: 05:31 AM PDT Jun 21, 2015 

Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell announced in June 2015 that his cancer has returned, forcing him to leave the band's current U.S. tour. Click on to see him and other celebrities who have battled cancer.

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"Cheech & Chong" star Tommy Chong revealed earlier this week that he is battling rectal cancer. The 77-year-old comedian broke the news in an interview with Us Weekly on June 16 and then tweeted about it the following day, saying he now has "to use more marijuana to treat the cancer." Chong also battled stage-one prostate cancer in 2012.

Check out some other celebrities who have battled cancer.

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