102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Wanda Sykes
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer robin roberts
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Diahann Carroll
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Minnie Riperton
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Hota Kotb
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Naomi Sims
102915 centric style beauty celebs who battled breast cancer Pam Grier
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Women We Love Who've Battled

Wanda Sykes
After being diagnosed in 2011, Wanda Sykes underwent a double mastectomy on an episode of Ellen. (Photo: Jason Carter Rinaldi/Getty Images)
Robin Roberts
Roberts is a breast cancer survivor because of an early detection in 2007. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Diahann Carroll
After being diagnosed at the age of 63, Carroll is now a survivor and breast cancer advocate for awareness. (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
Minnie Riperton
After being diagnosed in 1976, singer Minnie Riperton died three years later from the disease. (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Hoda Kotb
Diagnosed in 2006, The Today Show host is now a breast cancer survivor. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
Naomi Sims
One of the first Black supermodels, Sims battled breast cancer before she succumbed in 2009. (Photo: Bettmann/Corbis)
Pam Grier
The famous Black actress was diagnosed in 1988 and credited Chinese medicine for helping her overcome her battle. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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