Yuvraj Singh, 2011 World Cup Hero, is diagnosed with a malignant tumor and is undergoing chemotherapy in the US.
Kylie Minogue, the Australian pop-star, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 and underwent surgery and chemotherapy to beat the disease.
The retired cyclist, Lance Armstrong, who won the Tour de France seven times, is a cancer survivor. He was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer in 1996 and underwent extensive chemotherapy to fight the disease.
J P Yadav, former Indian cricketer,was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour. But with timely medication, support of his family and his willpower, Yadav overcame the disease.
Canadian born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells, in 2009. She won her battle with cancer.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He underwent radical prostatectomy in December 2003 at the age of 66. Powell, now devotes time to a non-profit organization called Prostate Conditions Education Council.