The veteran beauty was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002, when she was 54-years-old. 6 chemotherapies and 35 radiations later, she managed to hold and was quoted telling Bangalore times: “I don’t give up easily. Even death will have to fight me.” She fought the disease for 11 years and made sure it did not get the better of her.
6. Barbara Mori
The Mexican beauty Barbara Mori, who also seen in Bollywood movie “Kites” alongside Hrithik Roshan, was diagnosed with breast cancer at a very young age of 29 in 2007. Because of her early detection she was able to beat the disease and cured it completely. She has been working on cancer awareness since then and participated in a documentary titled, “1-a-minute” that is about breast cancer.