9 Famous People With Colon Cancer

Are you looking for famous people with colon cancer?

Or at least a list of celebrities?

Then you've found the right place!

In this article you will find a list of 9 celebrities that either have or have had colon or rectal cancer.

Death rates for colorectal cancer have been dropping for over 20 years, and treatments are improving.

We are heading in the right direction when it comes to treating these diseases.

But let's get to the list that you came for, the big list of celebs that have at one time or another had colon cancer.

9 Famous People With Colon Cancer

In this list I'll first list the name of the person and then I will give you as much specific information as I am able to find.

Here's the list...

  1. Audrey Hepburn
    She died of colorectal cancer on 20th January, 1993, in Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland at the age of 63.

  2. Charles M. Schulz
    An American cartoonist best known for his Peanuts comic strip. In 1999, he suffered a stroke and discovered that he had colon cancer that had spread. He died on February 12th, 2000 of complications from colon cancer.

  3. Darryl Eugene Strawberry
    A former American baseball player, he was one of the most feared sluggers throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. He was diagnosed with colon cancer 1998. In 1999, he made a comeback, but wasn't his old self. He is still alive today.

  4. Elizabeth Montgomery
    An American film and television actress who is best remembered for her roles in Samantha Stephens in Bewitched and Lizzie Borden in The Legend of Lizzie Borden. She was diagnosed in the spring of 1995. Unwilling to die in a hospital, she had no chance of recovery, she finally decided to return to her home in Beverly Hills where she died in the company of her children and husband, on May 18th, 1995.

  5. Milton Berle
    An Emmy-winning American comedian and actor, in April 2001, Berle told that he had a cancerous tumor in his colon, but refused surgery. Berle died on March 27th, 2002 in Los Angeles, California.

  6. Ronald Reagan
    Was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1985 and skin cancer two years later, both were removed. He died in 2004 after 10 years of struggle against Alzheimer's.

  7. Sharon Osbourne
    I think you know who Sharon Osbourne is, wife of Ozzy Osbourne, and famous for her presence in The Osbournes. She was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002. The doctors said she had a 33 percent chance of survival and she recovered, and is still alive today.

  8. Tony Snow
    An American political commentator, news anchor, syndicated columnist, radio host and the third White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush. He was first diagnosed in February 2005 and underwent surgery. About a year later the cancer reoccurred. He died on July 12th, 2008 after the cancer had spread to his liver.

  9. Vince Lombardi
    An American football coach, he was head coach of the Green Bay Packers (1959-1967) and Washington Redskins for the 1969 season. He was diagnosed in June, 1970. He died on September 3rd, 1970 at the age of 57.

Those are the 9 famous people that have had or have colon cancer. Millions of people have suffered from it, and millions will suffer still, but there are ways to prevent it naturally.

Stay healthy!


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