12 Inspiring Latinas Who Conquered Cancer

"I'm a survivor" is what these women are all singing! In 2012, cancer was named the #1 killer of Hispanics in the United States. From Adamari Lopez to Sofia Vergara, these 12 inspiring Latinas have all battled and beat cancer, and now they're helping others in the fight:

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Yara Simon, Contributor

Yara Simón is a freelance writer who grew up in Miami and was raised by her Nicaraguan mother. She graduated from the University of Florida before moving to New York. She loves the city, though she suffers from fritanga withdrawals. Fashion labels Proenza Schouler and Wes Gordon make her heart flutter, and she won't miss an episode of Game of Thrones. 

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