Celebrities who have battled cancer

POSTED: 8:37 AM Oct 15 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 05 2015

Cancer is a disease that doesn't discriminate, even when it comes to fame and fortune. Click on to see some celebrities who have battled cancer.

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"Beverly Hills 90210" and "Charmed" star Shannen Doherty confirmed on Aug. 19, 2015, that she has been battling breast cancer since a diagnosis five months earlier. The actress gave an exclusive statement to People magazine, telling the publication that "I am continuing to eat right, exercise and stay very positive about my life."

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