Stars who have beaten cancer
It wasn't until 2012 that Sir Ian McKellen publicly revealed he had prostate cancer. When he disclosed his diagnosis, he also said he had no invasive cancer removal treatments.
Former Miss Universe and renowned fashion designer Betsey Johnson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. She only told her daughter about her diagnosis.
When her gynaecologist spotted a lump in 2007, Hoda Kotb, co-host of "Today," was diagnosed with breast cancer.
M. C. HallIn 2009
While filming season 4 of "Dexter," actor Michael C. Hall was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. He planned to hide his illness until he lost his eyebrows from chemotherapy.
Sofia Vergara, 28, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer years before she became a star of "Modern Family." She is cancer-free for over 20 years.
Patinkin, 51, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2004. He is best known for his appearances in "The Princess Bride" and "Homeland."
He was diagnosed with melanoma that had progressed to his liver and brain in August 2015. He had surgery, radiotherapy, and a newer cancer treatment called immunotherapy.
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