Cancer has been known to be the #2nd biggest killer in developed countries while it takes the crown to become the #1 in the underdeveloped. Though there aren’t any ground breaking solutions for cancer, the latter stages of it can be prevented by early detections and medications. But the treatments that come with exorbitant bills prove to become unachievable for the under developing countries, which lead to massive death rates. Dig into the matter and cancer is mostly the consequence of poor diet and lifestyle habits, and also the lack of information regarding the symptoms. Cancer is deadly and can affect almost any part of the body and a very small percentage of it is caused by genetic links. Cancer never really goes well with anyone diagnosed with it, worst of which is when kids are affected. According to a source, more than 40 kids are diagnosed with cancer almost every day and is known to be the #1 cause of death in children. Switching gears and looking into the cause of deaths in the music and movie industry, there are a number of artists who have lost their battles against cancer. Though some of them recovered and were blessed to be given a second chance at life, actors like Paul Newman, Farah Fawcett, Alan Rickman, and Dennis Hopper, who were gone too soon due to cancer. Musicians like David Bowie, Bob Marley, and Frank Sinatra are few names who shook the music industry by their sudden deaths because of cancer. This isn’t it- keep reading and find out more about the life of these famous people who died of cancer.
Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze
18 August 1952, American
Actor
Steve JobsSteve Jobs
24 February 1955, American
Co-founder of Apple

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

Bob RossBob Ross
29 October 1942, American
Painter

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
 

Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer-Songwriter
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

Walt DisneyWalt Disney
05 December 1901, American
 

John Wayne John Wayne
26 May 1907, American
Actor

Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett
02 February 1947, American
Actress
Paul NewmanPaul Newman
26 January 1925, American
Actor

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman
21 February 1946, British
 
Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart
25 December 1899, American
Actor

Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
15 September 1918, American
Stand-up Comedian

Dean MartinDean Martin
07 June 1917, American
Actor, Comedian, Singer
H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890, American
Writer

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
13 May 1922, American
Actress
Luciano PavarottiLuciano Pavarotti
12 October 1935, Italian
 

Roger MooreRoger Moore
14 October 1927, British
Actor

Michael LandonMichael Landon
31 October 1936, American
Actor
Terry MelcherTerry Melcher
08 February 1942, American
Musician

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946, British
Singer-songwriter
Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
17 January 1949, American
Entertainer

Philip II of SpainPhilip II of Spain
21 May 1527, Spanish
King of Spain

Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969, American
Son of Joe Biden

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
02 March 1917, Cuban, American
Actor
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904, American
Writer, Cartoonist
Carl SaganCarl Sagan
09 November 1934, American
Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer

Paul AllenPaul Allen
21 January 1953, American
Co-founder of Microsoft, Philanthropist

Charlie MurphyCharlie Murphy
12 July 1959, American
Actor

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
11 July 1920, Russian
Film & Stage Actor
John Hurt John Hurt
22 January 1940, British
Actor

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Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
04 October 1895, American
 

Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
07 February 1955, American
Actor

Jack RubyJack Ruby
25 March 1911, American
Nightclub Operator

John CazaleJohn Cazale
12 August 1935, American
Actor
Roger EbertRoger Ebert
18 June 1942, American
 

Joe FrazierJoe Frazier
12 January 1944, American
Boxer
Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
08 February 1925, American
American actor

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919, American
Vocalist, Pianist

Marcheline BertrandMarcheline Bertrand
09 May 1950, American
Actress
Jeff HealeyJeff Healey
25 March 1966, Canadian
Singer

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
02 April 1914, British
Actor
Gregg AllmanGregg Allman
08 December 1947, American
Singer, Guitarist

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942, American
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director

Sally RideSally Ride
26 May 1951, American
Physicist, Astronaut

Chuck ConnorsChuck Connors
10 April 1921, American
Actor

Peter FondaPeter Fonda
23 February 1940, American
Actor, Director
Harold WilsonHarold Wilson
11 March 1916, British
Former British Prime Minister

Ann DunhamAnn Dunham
29 November 1942, American
Barack Obama's Mother

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26 February 1916, American
Comedian

Cassandra HarrisCassandra Harris
15 December 1948, Australian, American
Actor
Andy WhitfieldAndy Whitfield
17 October 1971, Welsh
Actor

Peter MaiviaPeter Maivia
06 April 1937, American Samoan
Wrestler
Walter PaytonWalter Payton
25 July 1954, American
American Football Player

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
29 April 1899, American
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader

Allen LuddenAllen Ludden
05 October 1917, American
Game Show Host
Dinah ShoreDinah Shore
29 February 1916, American
Singer

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
10 November 1934, American
Actress
Robert VaughnRobert Vaughn
22 November 1922, American
Actor

Stefán Karl StefánssonStefán Karl Stefánsson
10 July 1975, Icelander, American
Actor

Roddy McDowallRoddy McDowall
17 September 1928, British
Actor
Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks
01 August 1920, American
Source of HeLa Cell Line

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
27 April 1922, American
Actor
David Lloyd GeorgeDavid Lloyd George
17 January 1863, British, Welsh
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Celia CruzCelia Cruz
21 October 1925, American
Singer

Edward HerrmannEdward Herrmann
21 July 1943, American
Actor

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
14 October 1930, Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator
Brett SomersBrett Somers
11 July 1924, Canadian
Actress, Singer
Michelle ThomasMichelle Thomas
23 September 1968, American
Actress

Milton BerleMilton Berle
12 July 1908, American
 

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
06 December 1900, American
Actress

Howard KeelHoward Keel
13 April 1919, American
Actor
Peter CushingPeter Cushing
26 May 1913, British
Actor

Friedrich EngelsFriedrich Engels
28 November 1820, German
Philosopher

Jessica TandyJessica Tandy
07 June 1909, British
Actress

Carol Ann SusiCarol Ann Susi
02 February 1952, Italian, American
Actress

Ted KnightTed Knight
07 December 1923, American
Actor
Merv GriffinMerv Griffin
06 July 1925, American
TV Host

Golda MeirGolda Meir
03 May 1898, Israeli, Ukrainian
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
01 July 1934, American
Film Director, Producer, Actor

Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey
27 May 1911, American
38th Vice President of the U.S

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
05 October 1933, Australian
Actress
Jack SwigertJack Swigert
30 August 1931, American
Astronaut

DeForest KelleyDeForest Kelley
20 January 1920, American
Actor
Bing RussellBing Russell
05 May 1926, American
Actor

Rob FordRob Ford
28 May 1969, Canadian
Former Mayor of Toronto

Cleavon LittleCleavon Little
01 June 1939, American
Actor

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
11 May 1920, American
Actor
Eddie KendricksEddie Kendricks
17 December 1939, American
Singer

Karen BlackKaren Black
01 July 1939, American
Actress
Vivian VanceVivian Vance
26 July 1909, American
Actress

Angela RaiolaAngela Raiola
30 June 1960, American
Reality TV Star
Nancy KulpNancy Kulp
28 August 1921, American
Actress

Victor FrenchVictor French
04 December 1934, American
Actor
Don AmecheDon Ameche
31 May 1908, American
Actor