Celebrities who have battled cancer

Posted: 8:37 AM EDT Oct 15, 2013   Updated: 1:20 PM EDT Aug 02, 2016

Cancer is a disease that doesn't discriminate, even when it comes to fame and fortune. Click on to see some celebrities who have battled cancer.

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Shannen Doherty/Instagram via CNN

Shannen Doherty revealed Monday to Entertainment Tonight that her breast cancer has spread and that she underwent a single mastectomy. The former "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Charmed" star, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015, had posted photos to her Instagram account on July 20 showing her shaving her head as she battles the disease. She's seen here in one of the photos with her friend, model Anne Marie Kortright, and her mother, Rosa Doherty.

 
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