I'm a Survivor! 5 Latino Stars Who Beat Cancer

Cancer affects everyone from our neighbors, friends, and family, to celebrities. Actress Angelina Jolie confessed in an op-ed article for The New York Times that she underwent several surgeries because she was at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy,” she wrote.

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the leading cancer affecting Hispanic women. Learn more about cancer prevention and early detection for Latinos at cancer.org. In honor of their cause, we are highlighting Latino stars and survivors who beat cancer.

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