Cancer is a deadly disease which, when diagnosed too late, may lead to death. Cancer has different types; there’s Cancer that starts in a tumor, commonly found in breasts, prostates, and other parts of our body. If a tumor is found in a person’s body, the person needs to undergo another test to know if the tumor is benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (life-threatening). And there’s also the cancer of the blood or bone marrow which is called Leukemia.
Now, we will look back and remember the Filipino celebrities whose lives were taken by cancer.
-Albert Martinez’ wife’s life was taken by Lung Cancer. She died last March 14, 2015.
-the veteran comedian died last July 25, 2010 with Brain Cancer and Lung Tumor.
-The master rapper died by Multi-organ Failure and Leukemia on March 6, 2009.
-The 90’s action star left this world with Periamullary Cancer last June 7, 2008.
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-The veteran actor and father of actor Ricky Davao, Charlie Davao’s life was taken away by Colon Cancer and died last August 8, 2010.
-The “Queen of Visayan Songs” passed away last September 7, 2013 because of Colon Cancer.
-The actress/broadcaster died because of Breast Cancer last November 23, 2013.
Marilou Diaz Abaya
-Respected Director Marilou Diaz Abaya left this world last October 8, 2012 because of Breast Cancer.
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-the talented director/producer/screenwriter passed away last June 26, 2012 with Leukemia.
Angelo Castro Jr.
-This respected journalist and actor died last April 5, 2012 with Lung Cancer.
-Veteran actor Mark Gil was taken away in this world last September 1, 2014 by Liver Cancer.
-The well-respected veteran actor passed away on November 19, 2009 because of Lymphoma.
-Politician/actress Rio Diaz-Cojuanco passed away on October 4, 2004 because of Colon Cancer.
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