Famous People With Colon Cancer

NFL Hall of Famer and ex-Philadelphia Eagle Vince Papale, diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002, credits his wife for helping him cope with the disease. Thanks to her encouragement to get a colonoscopy, doctors were able to remove a cancerous polyp along with a section of his colon. The surgery saved his life. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Vince Papale NFL Hall of Famer and ex-Philadelphia Eagle Vince Papale, diagnosed with colon cancer in 2002, credits his wife for helping him cope with the disease. Thanks to her encouragement to get a colonoscopy, doctors were able to remove a cancerous polyp along with a section of his colon. The surgery saved his life. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow revealed in 2007 that he had been battling with a second bout of colon cancer. He was undergoing chemotherapy treatments and had left his White House job when he died in 2008. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Tony Snow Former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow revealed in 2007 that he had been battling with a second bout of colon cancer. He was undergoing chemotherapy treatments and had left his White House job when he died in 2008. (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Sharon Osbourne, wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, is a survivor of colon cancer. She helped start a program with the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles to help those dealing with the disease. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Sharon Osbourne Sharon Osbourne, wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne, is a survivor of colon cancer. She helped start a program with the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles to help those dealing with the disease. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
After CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998, she became a vocal advocate in the battle against the deadly disease. She is a co-founder for the public awareness initiative Stand Up To Cancer. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Katie Couric After CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric lost her husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998, she became a vocal advocate in the battle against the deadly disease. She is a co-founder for the public awareness initiative Stand Up To Cancer. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was successfully treated for colon cancer in 1999 and gets screened yearly. In 2009, a CT scan revealed a small cancer in the center of her pancreas. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was successfully treated for colon cancer in 1999 and gets screened yearly. In 2009, a CT scan revealed a small cancer in the center of her pancreas. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Actress Farrah Fawcett, best known for her role in the television series "Charlie's Angels," lost her battle to rectal cancer in 2009 after being diagnosed with the disease in 2006. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Farrah Fawcett Actress Farrah Fawcett, best known for her role in the television series "Charlie's Angels," lost her battle to rectal cancer in 2009 after being diagnosed with the disease in 2006. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Singer and actress Eartha Kitt, perhaps most well known for her TV portrayal of Catwoman in the 1960s, died of colon cancer in 2008 at the age of 81. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Eartha Kitt Singer and actress Eartha Kitt, perhaps most well known for her TV portrayal of Catwoman in the 1960s, died of colon cancer in 2008 at the age of 81. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Baseball Hall of Famer Darryl Strawberry was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1998 and underwent treatment. He revealed in 2010 that his cancer had resurfaced. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Darryl Strawberry Baseball Hall of Famer Darryl Strawberry was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1998 and underwent treatment. He revealed in 2010 that his cancer had resurfaced. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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One Comment

  1. Fahad says:

    I use to say a lot to my cdrhlien but now I cut down. I try to live by example. Talk less do much.

  2. Asli says:

    Kyle FlahertyFebruary 9, 2009 at 10:37 amDavid, sorry to take a month to get back to you! I aulcatly do think “lurker” is still a negative term, hence why I like “listner”. Lurkers are all around us unfortunately and will never engage, even when called out. Listeners on the other hand are looking to engage, but need to know they can trust you first (or at least that you know what you are talking about)./kff Reply

  3. Madhan says:

    I think it’d spusrire a lot of people but what you wear doesn’t have to show what you listen to! Just because you wish to listen to kids in glass houses doesn’t mean you have to dress emo or because you listen to marilyn manson your not a goth! Wear whatever you want and don’t let people try and make you change!

  4. Fenny says:

    I don’t think so. I like such a wide vtaeiry of music that I would end up looking rather strange if I tried to mimic my tastes in music. I like rock, metal, opera, classical and funk. What the heck would I wear, LOL!

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