Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Celebrities with Cancer .............. Part 4

Chandralekha Prabhudas Patel commonly known as just Chandralekha, was a dancer and choreographer from India. She was an exponent of performances fusing Bharatanatyam with martial arts like Kalarippayattu. She was conferred the highest award of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama, the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 2004. The cause of death of her was cervical cancer.

Jade Goody Dental technician appeared on British reality TV show "Big Brother". She was in controversy as she used racial abuse towards Shilpa Shetty. She diagnosed with cancer when she appeared in Indian version of “Big Brother” i.e. “Big Boss”.

Chandra Shekhar Singh He was the 9th Prime Minister of the Republic of India. Shekhar suffered from multiple myeloma, a form of cancer of the plasma cell.

Andrew McKelvey is the founder, chairman, and CEO of TMP Worldwide, the world's largest seller of yellow page ads. TMP is also owner and operator of, the number one job placement World Wide Web site and one of the 100 most visited Web sites. He died at the age of 74 of pancreatic cancer.

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, also known as Liz Taylor, is an Anglo-American actress. She is known for her acting skills and beauty, as well as her Hollywood lifestyle, including many marriages. Taylor is considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity. She survived a benign brain tumor operation and skin cancer.

Napoleon Bonaparte was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century. Napoleon's physician, Francesco Antommarchi, led the autopsy which found the cause of death to be stomach cancer.

Audrey Hepburn, she was a British actress and humanitarian. Hepburn died of abdominal cancer on 20 January 1993.

Kulwant Roy, He was an Indian photographer. As the head of an agency named "Associated Press Photographs", he was personally responsible for several iconic images of the Indian independence movement and the early years of the Republic of India. He died in New Delhi in 1984 from cancer.

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