Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 05:37 AM PDT Oct 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 04, 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 - Steve Jobs
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Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs battled pancreatic cancer in 2004 by undergoing "Whipple surgery," which successfully removed the tumor in his pancreas. His health continued to fail over the following years and he underwent a liver transplant in April 2009. He died on Oct. 5, 2011, due to complications from a relapse of his cancer.


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