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Celebrities who have battled cancer

Published: Oct 15 2013 08:37:01 AM EDT   Updated On: Feb 12 2014 11:36:37 AM EST

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.

Tom Brokaw
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Former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw, 74, was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow. Doctors are "optimistic about the progress he is making through treatment," NBC said.

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