15 Heroic Women Who Battled Breast Cancer And Won

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Women battling breast cancer are true heroes and survivors. Getting the diagnosis isn’t a death sentence anymore, and these women are proof of that.

1. Guiliana Rancic

Guiliana had been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in 2011.

Guiliana Rancic

2. Cynthia Nixon

The Sex and the City star was diagnosed in 2000 at just 40 years old.

Cynthia Nixon

3. Joan Lunden

Joan was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer this past June.

Joan Lunden

4. Christina Applegate

This actress was just 36 years old when she had the double mastectomy that saved her life.

Christina Applegate

5. Jane Fonda

The beautiful actress was diagnosed with a noninvasive cancer after having a lump removed in 2010.

Jane Fonda

6. Kylie Minogue

This famous superstar with the world at her feet was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Kylie Minogue

7. Suzanne Sommers

The 68-year-old Suzanne didn’t expect to be at risk as she led a healthy life style.

Suzanne Sommers

8. Sheryl Crow

The 52-year-old Sheryl was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2006 and has become a huge activist for activist for early detection.

Sheryl Crow

9. Hoda Kotb

In 2007 Hoda found out she was among those women who had breast cancer.

Hoda Kotb

10. Edie Falco

In September 2003, actress Edie Falco was diagnosed with stage I breast cancer.

Edie Falco

11. Kathy Bates

The “Titanic” actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003.

Kathy Bates

12. Gloria Steinem

Diagnosed with breast cancer in the 1980s, Steinem overcame the disease and continued to write influential books and essays.

Gloria Steinem

13. Betty Ford

The First Lady was the wife of President Gerald R. Ford when her doctor discovered a lump in her right breast on Sept. 26, 1974.

 Betty Ford

14. Jill Eikenberry

Best known for her role on television’s “L.A. Law,” Jill Eikenberry’s current role is that of breast cancer activist. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 1984.

Jill Eikenberry

15. Sandra Day O’Connor

In 1988, at the age of 58 O’Connor was diagnosed with breast cancer. She underwent a mastectomy and was back at work in just two weeks.

Sandra Day O'Connor

Make sure you see your doctor and keep up to date with your medical records. It can save your life.