Category Archive: Celebrities on cancer

Tom Baker leads tributes to Dr Who’s Sarah Jane

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Tributes have been pouring in for Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen who died yesterday from cancer aged 63. Sladen played the Doctor’s assistant Sarah Jane Smith, first alongside Jon Pertwee in 1973, and stayed on… Continue reading

Kylie Minogue’s emotional interview

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In what is her most raw and candid interview to date, Kylie Minogue opened up about her breast cancer experience during an emotional interview with Australian television programme Sunday Night. Her emotions were… Continue reading

Christina Applegate gives birth to baby girl

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Congratulations to Christina Applegate, who has just given birth to her first child, a daughter, Sadie Grace.  In 2008, the actress was diagnosed with breast cancer and  made the decision to go for a… Continue reading

Death of legendary actress Susannah York

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British actress Susannah York – one of the most memorable film faces of the 1960s – has died from cancer aged 72. She achieved international fame in a string of classic movies and… Continue reading

Jennifer and Sally are Ab Fab

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Looking at the pictures in the newspaper this week of comedienne and actress, Jennifer Saunders, as she attended the ballet in London, those of us who have gone through chemo, will recognise her gorgeous… Continue reading

Rosie O’Donnell turns to poetry during her breast cancer scare

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Last week talk show host Rosie O’Donnell was given the all-clear from biopsies performed on her, following the finding of two breast lumps. O’Donnell, 48, whose mother died of breast cancer at 39, says she… Continue reading

Jane Fonda “Lucky” Breast Cancer Caught Early

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Jane Fonda, the 72-year old Oscar-winning actress/fitness guru discovered she had breast cancer a few weeks ago when a small tumor was found during a routine checkup. She says she is now cancer… Continue reading

Kim Novak diagnosed with breast cancer

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Kim Novak, the legendary Hollywood actress, is undergoing treatment for early stage cancer. The 77 year old, best known for her starring role in the 1958 classic Vertigo, was diagnosed following  a routine mammogram.

Michael Douglas amazed by support

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I’ve just been reading an interview with the actor Michael Douglas in the current issue of PEOPLE magazine. Douglas, who is currently undergoing treatment for throat cancer, is promoting his new movie, Wall Street: Money… Continue reading

Marcia Cross has “great hope” for Michael Douglas

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Marcia Cross pictured with her husband Tom Mahoney The actress, Marcia Cross, best known for her role as Bree Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives, was understandably devastated last year when her husband,… Continue reading