Category Archive: Celebrities on cancer

A story of friendship and courage

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I was very moved watching the documentary Farrah’s Story, far more so than I expected to be and very impressed with Farrah’s spirit and determination to beat cancer. Making that documentary and sticking… Continue reading

Jerry Remy talks of his depression after cancer

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As cancer survivors, many of us have struggled with that unexpected feeling of depression and loneliness that surprises us after treatment is finished. I say unexpected and surprises, because for many of us… Continue reading

“Scrubs” star speaks of her mother’s breast cancer

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I enjoy the character of nurse Carla Espinosa in the TV sitcom, “Scrubs”. Recently the actress, Judy Reyes who plays the character of Carla,was interviewed by Everyday Health.com about her mother’s diagnosis and… Continue reading

Amy Mickelson – Good News from Houston

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  “Good News from Houston” is the title of a recent post by Phil Mickelson on his website. Both Phil’s wife, Amy and his mother, Mary have undergone surgery for breast cancer in… Continue reading

ER star undergoes surgery for breast tumor

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A real life medical drama has hit actress Maura Tierney, best know for her long-running role as Abby Lockhart,  in TV medical drama ER. Tierney, who is of Irish descent,  says she’s having surgery… Continue reading

Farrah Fawcett funeral to take place next week

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A private funeral for actress Farrah Fawcett will be held at the Catholic cathedral of Los Angeles next Tuesday, church officials said on Friday. The service for the former “Charlie’s Angels” actress will… Continue reading

Olivia Newton-John on surviving breast cancer

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      Olivia Newton-John was already an international pop star when her role as shy-turned-sexy Sandy in the movie musical “Grease” catapulted her to superstardom. That success was followed by several film… Continue reading

20/20 – Farrah Fawcett

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I have just been watching the Barbara Walters 20/20 special on Farrah Fawcett which aired last night on abc.  In it she interviews Farrah’s partner Ryan O’Neill, shows clips from previous interviews she conducted with… Continue reading

Fans mourn Farrah

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Since the news broke yesterday of Farrah Fawcett’s death from cancer, fans have been gathering to place flowers at her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Farrah was one of the most… Continue reading

Farrah Fawcett dies

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People magazine has just reported that Farrah Fawcett, who skyrocketed to fame as one of a trio of impossibly glamorous private eyes on TV’s Charlie’s Angels, has died after a long battle with… Continue reading