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Hollywood's Breast Cancer Survivors

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Sep. 30 2008, Published 1:39 p.m. ET

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Carly Simon was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 52 in Oct., 1997. The singer had a malignant tumor removed from her breast, and underwent chemotherapy to treat it.

Carly, who rose to the top of the charts in the 1970s with hits like "You're So Vain" and "Nobody Does it Better," told the Daily News, "Because they got everything during the procedure--and the prognosis was good--my doctor gave me the option of whether to have chemo.  I decided to play it safe. 

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"I feel stronger and more vital than ever. When you actually have a battle, it's better than when you don't know who to fight."

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