World Cancer Day: 5 brave celebrities who successfully fought cancer

Written by  Shimona Sharma   |  February 04th 2023 11:51 AM  |  Updated: February 04th 2023 11:51 AM

World Cancer Day: 5 brave celebrities who successfully fought cancer

Bollywood celebrities news: World Cancer Day is observed on February 4 every year to create awareness about cancer which is the second leading cause of death around the world. The doctors believe that it can be prevented through routine screenings and timely detection and proper treatment.

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In Bollywood, there are several celebrities including Sonali Bendre, Tahira Kashyap, Sanjay Dutt and others who fought against cancer.

There were 5 celebrities who fought against cancer:

Sanjay Dutt

The actor was diagnosed with cancer in 2020. Then, he had treatment done for the same and managed to recover.

Anurag Basu

The filmmaker Anurag Basu suffered from leukaemia which was a kind of blood cancer. When he was diagnosed with blood cancer 2004, the doctors said that he had only 50 percent chance of survival. However, he fought the battle like a warrior and won it.

Tahira Kashyup

Ayushmann Khurrana's better half Tahira Kashyup was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. Although she regularly posts regarding her cancer recovery. She is very vocal when it comes to breast cancer and urges fans to get regularly tested.

Manisha Koirala

Actor Manisha Koirala battled ovarian cancer for years having first diagnosed in 2012. During her treatment , she gave supportive messages to others battling the disease.

Sonali Bendre

Actor Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with metastic cancer. However, in the initial few months were challenging for her. Then, she flew to USA for her treatment. Nevertheless, she fought cancer bravely and was later declared cancer-free.

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