Sheryl Crow's Battle with Breast Cancer

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Singer Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. She underwent a lumpectomy and radiation treatments, and the treatment resulted in a full remission.

At the time of her diagnosis, Crow released this statement:

"Approximately 1 in 7 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and more than 2 million Americans are living with breast cancer today. I am joining the more than 200,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

We are a testament to the importance of early detection and new treatments. I encourage all women everywhere to advocate for themselves and for their future. See your doctor and be proactive about your health.

More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer. I am inspired by the brave women who have faced this battle before me and grateful for the support of family and friends."

Crow was no stranger to cancer, especially with her previous relationship with cancer survivor/cyclist Lance Armstrong. She also participated in the "Rock Against Breast Cancer" concert in 2000.

 

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