You have to remember that cancer can strike anyone. People can be rich or poor. People can be famous or they can be hated in the world may still get this condition. Patrick Swayze may be well-known for his role in ghost but he died from pancreatic cancer. He managed to live two more years before the cancer was able to beat him. Paul Newman may be a celebrity but he is also well-known to be a private man.
He was considered to be a legend at his own right. Farah Fawcett is also another celebrity who has succumbed to cancer. She had anal cancer which is considered to be one of the rare forms of cancer. Michael Crichton is well-known for some of his novels but this author was suffering from lymphoma before he died. William Rehnquist is another celebrity who died while battling thyroid cancer.
A lot of people assume that celebrities will have no trouble recovering from cancer because they have a lot of money but this is not always the case. Cancer can affect anybody. There are quite a lot of celebrities who become diagnosed with this disease. Steve Jobs who is the co-founder of Apple died from cancer. Farah Fawcett who is best known as one of Charlie’s Angels also died from cancer.
Even Babe Ruth, who is well known in the football world was afflicted with cancer. Even Audrey Hepburn who is world-renowned for her beauty died of colon cancer in the year 1993. They are just a few of the celebrities who have died from cancer. There are still some who are still fighting cancer with all their might.