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Stars Who've Faced Breast Cancer, and Their Inspiring Stories

People Logo People | Slide 1 of 20: <p><strong>Age at high-risk diagnosis: </strong>56 One day after the 2017 Emmy Awards, the Veep star was diagnosed with breast cancer. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” the actress wrote on a photo posted to Twitter about 10 days later. “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring friends, and fantastic insurance through my union. The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality.”</p>

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS

From Lesley Murphy’s preventative move to Rita Wilson urging women to learn from her experience, see the women who’ve shared their survivor stories

Age at diagnosis: 56

One day after the 2017 Emmy Awards, the Veep star was diagnosed with breast cancer. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” the actress wrote on a photo posted to Twitter about 10 days later. “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring friends, and fantastic insurance through my union. The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality.”

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