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Celebs who kept their serious illnesses a secret

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 2 of 32: Actress Alicia Witt recently revealed on Instagram that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, only sharing the news once she was celebrating the success of her treatments. The 46-year-old shared a series of photos of her journey as she underwent surgery and chemotherapy, writing, "Just a little over 2 months ago, i had my last round of chemical therapy prior to my mastectomy." Witt said that she had used a therapy cap to prevent hair loss, but not for aesthetic reasons. "While keeping hair was obviously the last of my concerns on a larger level, i did deeply wish to keep my diagnosis private until it was 100% healed."

Alicia Witt

Actress Alicia Witt recently revealed on Instagram that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, only sharing the news once she was celebrating the success of her treatments. The 46-year-old shared a series of photos of her journey as she underwent surgery and chemotherapy, writing, "Just a little over 2 months ago, i had my last round of chemical therapy prior to my mastectomy." Witt said that she had used a therapy cap to prevent hair loss, but not for aesthetic reasons. "While keeping hair was obviously the last of my concerns on a larger level, i did deeply wish to keep my diagnosis private until it was 100% healed."

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