World Cancer Day: 6 Celebrities Who Won The Battle Against Cancer

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3. Anurag Basu

Anurag Basu

Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Basu was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic Leukemia (a type of blood cancer) in 2004. Doctors told him that he had only 50% chance of survival. But like his movies, he called the shots on life as well and fought the disease like a champ. He wrote scripts during his treatment for “Life In A Metro” and “Gangster”.

4. Lisa Ray

Lisa Ray

On 23 June 2009, Lisa Ray was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the white blood cells known as plasma cells, which produce antibodies. It is a rare disease. In April 2010, she announced that she was cancer-free, after a stem cell transplant. The rare disease is treatable but incurable. But she fought out of it bravely.