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.

celebrity cancer - Mario Lemieux
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In January 1993, Pittsburgh Penguins star Mario Lemieux announced he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. He underwent aggressive radiation treatments and missed two months of the NHL season before returning to the game.

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