Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 05:37 AM PDT Oct 15, 2013    UPDATED: 08:04 AM PST Dec 07, 2015 

Former President Jimmy Carter announced on Sunday that he is cancer free, months after first announcing that his skin cancer had spread to his brain. Click on to see other famous people who have battled cancer.

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In 1997, former Beatle George Harrison was diagnosed with throat cancer, and treated with radiotherapy, which was thought at the time to be successful. He died on Nov. 29, 2001, at age 58, from metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.


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