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Kathy Bates Talks Family Cancer History AND Her Double Mastectomy!

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It's breast cancer awareness month, and we are SO inspired by what we've seen from the month-long reminder so far! Everyone is very focused on getting out a message to those who need to know more about the subject, and we're very happy to hear from Kathy Bates about her struggles with cancer — and how it's a huge part of her family!

In 2003, Kathy had ovarian cancer, which she beat. Last year, they found a tumor in her breast, so she had a double mastectomy. She does what it takes to keep herself healthy and cancer free, even though apparently it runs rampant in her family!

Here's what she said:

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Dr. Drew Reveals He's A Prostate Cancer Survivor!

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Dr. Drew had his prostate removed but now he's cancer-free!!

We can't believe he kept this a secret!

Dr. Drew Pinsky has such an amazing story to tell and we're so happy he's sharing his knowledge with the world.

He helps so many people, so we're glad that there were some seriously brilliant doctors there for him when he needed it.

Dr. Drew just recently revealed that he suffered from prostate cancer and thankfully after a radical robotic prostatectomy earlier this year, he's cancer free!

He said:

"While many of you were celebrating the Fourth of July, I was at home on my couch recovering from a radical robotic prostatectomy. Four hours of surgery had left me in great pain, without an appetite, and in need of help from my college-age son, Jordan, to get up and lie down. But I was cancer-free for the first time in at least two years."

He wrote a personal blog post to tell his story.

Dr. Drew wanted people to hear about it directly from him, not from the media or anyone else.

He also wanted to raise awareness of the disease, saying:

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California Governor Jerry Brown Being Treated For Cancer!

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Governor Jerry Brown has cancer.

According to a press release from his office on Wednesday, California's oldest sitting governor was just diagnosed with prostate cancer.

He is beginning treatment immediately, presumably radiation, though his office did not release that information. UCSF oncologist Dr. Eric Small says:

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Brandi Glanville Having Tumor Removed!

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Brandi Glanville is going to have surgery to remove a tumor!!

Scariest part??

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Man Finds Testicular Cancer Via Pregnancy Test??

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A man was apparently digging through his medicine cabinet and found one of his ex-girlfriend's old pregnancy tests.

For no reason at all, most likely curiosity and boredom, he peed on the test.

And it came back positive! He was pregnant!

Wait… what?

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Chris Evans Pays Tribute To Young Cancer Victim

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Chris Evans is a hero both on and off the big screen.

Chris has paid tribute to a young boy, only five years old who lost his battle with cancer.

Ty Louis Campbell was a superhero fan through and through, finding inspiration and courage from them when he was found to have a tumor at the base of his skull… at just two years old.

Chris took the time to pay tribute through twitter:

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Kathy Bates Undergoes Double Mastectomy

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Kathy Bates recently opened up about surviving ovarian cancer nine years ago.

It was a tough battle but she pulled through.

Then she had to fight another battle, against breast cancer after being diagnosed several weeks ago.

She said:

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