Indian-Canadian actress Lisa Ray made a decision to blog through her cancer journey and become a champion for the cause after her diagnosis. She is an advocate of stem cell research and has an active career as on international TV shows.
Australian actress and chart-busting singer, Kylie Minogue was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. She underwent treatment and returned to her singing career in just a couple of months.
Former England batsman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2002 but returned as a commentator in 2004. His fellow commentators state that his illness has altered his voice and led to a more pleasant personality!
Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's cancer journey was covered extensively in the media. Yuvi's openness on social media also lead him to receive an enormous amount of support from his fans and well-wishers.
American singer and song-writer Sheryl Crow was first diagnosed with breast cancer and then with a benign brain tumour. These life-changing events caused her to reflect on her life-path and she made a decision to adopt two children.
When facing a difficult cancer journey, the best way to remain hopeful is to read real examples of courageous people (like Rupa) who have experienced and overcome their illness. Here is Part 2 of her inspiring story.