https://www.serenitysmiles.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/trans-logo-2.png 0 0 Alberta Abrams https://www.serenitysmiles.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/trans-logo-2.png Alberta Abrams2019-08-07 20:30:212019-08-07 20:45:03Scottsdale Dentist: 5 Celebrities Who Fought Oral Cancer
- Babe Ruth: Just before retirement from the National Baseball League, Babe Ruth was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, which is a growth on the upper part of his nose. Heavy tobacco use, geographic location, genetics and environmental factors contributed to Babe’s condition.
- Eddie Van Halen: Around 2000, Eddie experienced cancer symptoms in his mouth. 1/3rd of his tongue had to be removed, but as of 2011, he has been cancer free!
- Rod Stewart: Despite being in great shape, this famous rock/pop star found a lump in his thyroid gland. Luckily, early detection helped Rod stay cancer free.
- Catherine Bell: Actress in well known “Army Wives,” she is a successful cancer survivor. A thyroidectomy saved her from a cancerous lump in her neck. Today, she lands several roles and is cancer free!
- Hill Harper: Known for CSI: NY, this star was diagnosed, but tries to make a difference by it. One day, Hill woke with inability to swallow, ultimately having to remove his whole thyroid. Since then, he has become a public advocate for cancer.