Famous People Who Have Suffered from Head and Neck Cancer, bravely fought this menace and
emerged out victorious.
Actor and producer Michael Douglas is a well-known, highly visible celebrity in the United States. In 2010, Douglas first sought out medical attention for a persistent sore throat. After several appointments, a tumour was discovered on the base of his tongue and was further diagnosed as stage IV squamous cell carcinoma oral cancer. After a long battle with radiation and chemotherapy, Douglas is cancer free and in good health. He has partnered with The Oral Cancer Foundation in the battle against oral cancer and has garnered more attention to the disease due to his high visibility within the public.
Famous wolverine lead star Hugh Jackman’s battle against skin cancercontinuesbut it is not becoming a hindrance in his love for movies. The Hollywood star has revealed that he is being treated for skin cancer again. He is actively telling the world that he’s undergoing another treatment for basal cell carcinoma. It’s the most common form of skin cancer, but it is rarely fatal.
George Harrison was an English musician, singer and songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Some well-known pieces that he wrote were, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, “Here Comes the Sun”, and “Something”. In 1997, Harrison was diagnosed with throat cancer, which he publicly blamed on his years of smoking. The malignant growth was successfully treated with surgery and radiotherapy. He bravely battled throat cancer and continued his work with complete passion. A separate diagnosis of lung cancer that had metastasized to his brain, Harrison passed away on November 29, 2001.