A Breast cancer survivor and avid supporter! She has not only beaten the disease, she has been a part of numerous cancer organizations, and has even founded Right Action for Women, a charitable foundation dedicated to breast cancer screening for women, and focused on the type of MRI scan which saved her own life. This Dosomething.org award winner deserves two thumbs up!
Ever since his mother tested positive for cancer he has been working double time to help find a cure. He recently appeared on the Stand up 2 Cancer telethon, and expressed his devotion to the cause. Looks like this Modern Family star has really stepped up for the cause!
This talk show sweetheart has been a long time supporter of cancer research. She has teamed up with Cake Boss, and every time you decorate and send a virtual cake from Kelly-confidential.com, Electrolux will donate $1 to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, whose mission is to fund research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for Ovarian Cancer. Looks like Kelly takes the cake in this one!
At age 25 this cyclist champ was told by doctors he had less than a 40% survival chance. But that didn’t stop him. Lance went on and beat stage three testicular cancer! In 1997 he founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation, which supports people affected by cancer. The foundation has become one of the top 10 groups funding cancer research in the US. He has raised over $325 million from the sale of his yellow “Livestrong” bracelets. Lance is definitely racing for a cure!
When she isn’t acting, she is using her time for a good cause. Jessica has been an avid supporter of Stand up 2 Cancer, as well as a Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Research Institute advocate. She has also joined in on Revlon's Charity walks and marathons to benefit cancer.
This former Yankee is 3-0 when it comes to World Series titles and 2-0 when it comes to beating colon cancer! Although his foundation supports Autism research, he is a supporter of cancer research as well, and hopes one day there will be a cure. He has become an outspoken advocate, urging Americans to get screened for colon cancer.
She can add “dedicated supporter” to her resume. Her mother beat breast cancer at a young age and ever since Ellen has been a long time supporter of cancer research. Every October she dedicates her show to Breast Cancer Awareness month, and has raised a ton of money and awareness. I guess we can add this to the many reasons why CGG loves Ellen so much!
This PGA tour champ has had his share of bad news. His wife Amy was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2009, and then he sustained another blow. Phil's mother, Mary, was also diagnosed. He has since become an advocate for the cause.
This bombshell has been a long time spokesperson for Ovarian Cancer, and spends a lot of her time raising awareness. She also joined Jessica Biel in the Revlon Charity Walk/Run. She has lost quite a few friends and family members due to this horrible disease, and she will not stop fighting until a cure is found.
This NFL punter was diagnosed with aggressive testicular cancer. The tumor was removed, but the cancer had spread, which meant that Bidwell needed chemotherapy. Yet after five rounds of chemo and a fight that threatened to end his career, Bidwell triumphed. The father of two suited up again in 2000 and even earned a trip to the Pro Bowl in 2005. He also wrote a book about his battle with cancer, "When It's Fourth and Long". His wish is to inspire those with cancer to keep fighting.
The Sex in the City star didn’t announce her fight with breast cancer until AFTER she beat it! Since then she has become a breast cancer activist, and was able to convince the head of NBC to air her breast cancer special in a prime time program. In 2008, she began to serve as Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.