Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 05:37 AM PDT Oct 15, 2013    UPDATED: 08:32 AM PST Mar 08, 2016 

With former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman revealing his prostate cancer diagnosis on Tuesday, click on to see other famous people who have battled cancer.

celebrity cancer - Lance Armstrong
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In October 1996, cyclist Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with testicular cancer that had spread to his stomach, brain and lungs. He underwent immediate surgery and chemotherapy to save his life and eventually had an orchiectomy to remove his diseased testicle. While he was given less than a 40 percent survival rate, he was eventually declared cancer free in February 1997.


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