Indian Celebrities Who Fought Deadly Disease Cancer And Refused To Die With Cancer.
As we all know cancer disease is silently killing lots of people these days and this is happening due to the abnormal growth of cells. Cancer and its treatments can affect body systems, blood circulation, immune systems, and the hormone system. Cancer develops when the body’s normal mechanism stops working. Old cells do not die and instead they grow out of control forming new abnormal cells.
Listed below are a few Indian celebrities who have defied cancer:
1. Yuvraj Singh
One of the best cricket player in the Indian team known for his batting, fielding, and bowling. When news of Yuvraj Singh having cancer spread Indian fans were shattered and prayed for his well-being. It was during the World Cup in 2011, in which he won the Player of the Tournament award, Yuvraj had bouts of blood vomiting, nausea and breathing issues. After the tournament was over, he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his left lung (stage1) and underwent chemotherapy in the USA. In March 2012, he returned to India and was even part of the T20 World Cup after recovery. He was suffering from a rare type of killer cancer. Prayers from family, friends and fans, Yuvraj successfully battled cancer. His experience and struggle with cancer is penned down in the book ‘The Test of My Life’. After receiving Arjuna Award, Yuvraj made a comeback to cricket. He has been an inspiration for many people seeing hope beyond the diagnosis of cancer.
2. Manisha Koirala
This beautiful actress of Nepali descendant who won hearts with her powerful performance and beautiful smile in Bollywood movies was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 42 years. When Manisha was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and underwent surgery, She fought bravely against the disease and the surgery was successful. She boldly posted her pictures during chemotherapy, not shying from the hair loss she suffered as a side effect. With the positive attitude, She is moving ahead. Her struggle with cancer will inspire and spread hope among the people fighting the battle against cancer. She has been cancer free for almost 2 years now.
3. Lisa Ray
This Indian-born actress and the famous model was diagnosed with multiple Myeloma in the year 2009. She immediately started medication. For over a year, Lisa fought blood cancer and came out victorious. In 2010, she made a public announcement saying that she had a full stem cell replacement and was cancer free but not completely cured. The rare disease is treatable but incurable. She is sharing her experiences via interviews and blogs. She is happily married and setting an example to one and all that nothing is impossible if the heart wills to fight.
More than three fourth of the World is under the threat of this deadly, life taking disease called Cancer. It has no concrete cure, involving a rapid unregulated growth of vicious cells that destroy the body with malignant tumors and non-curable symptoms. To me, no one in this world is prepared to hear those deadly words “You have cancer”. The fear of cancer is still prevalent among the masses. These celebrities have fought and won off the screen as well and have helped in creating awareness in people about the prevalence of cancer and also spread hope about overcoming it. They have proved that where there is a will, there is the way! Salute to their will power!