Thanks very much for your question. Cancer isn?t choosy, as they say,
and it?s touched a number of celebrities in recent years. The
following stars are currently battling cancer, or have done so in the
last 5 years:
Robert DeNiro ? diagnosed with prostate cancer October 2003
Fran Drescher ? Survived uterine cancer following surgery in 2000
Tom Green (Charlie?s Angels, Road Trip) ? Lost a testicle to cancer in
Lynn Redgrave ? Conquered breast cancer in 2003
Cybill Shepherd ? Underwent skin cancer surgery in 2002
Elizabeth Taylor ? Underwent surgery for skin cancer in 2002
Gene Wilder (Blazing Saddles, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) ?
beat lymphoma in 2001
Other notables, while not movie stars per se, have waged and won the
cancer battle recently ? among them Suzanne Somers (breast cancer),
Sharon Osbourne (colon cancer) and Rod Stewart (throat cancer).
You might also be interested in this list of famous cancer patients:
< http://www.phatnav.com/wiki/wiki.phtml?title=List_of_famous_cancer_patients >
I used the following search strings to find your answer:
Famous cancer survivors
Celebrity cancer survivors
Actors actresses cancer
Movie stars cancer
?and consulted the incomparable Internet Movie Database (www.IMDB.com)
and People Magazine online (www.people.com).
Please let me know if I can provide additional clarification ? have a great day!