14. Brooke Burke
Brooke Burke looked like the picture of health when she won Dancing with the Stars, but four years later she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Fortunately for Brooke, she was able to undergo aggressive treatment and has been cancer-free for years. Since then she has been an activist and has spoken out at events such as Stand Up To Cancer. At that particular event, she said she was beginning “the best part of my life.”
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