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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Comedian and talk show host Tom Green was diagnosed with testicular cancer in early 2000 and underwent successful surgery. He documented the time leading up to his surgery in an MTV special titled "The Tom Green Cancer Special" and also started a charity, Tom Green's Nuts Cancer Fund, to raise money for cancer research.

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