• CHRISTINA APPLEGATE photo | Christina Applegate, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow

Credit: Craig Sjodin/ABC

Published: Tuesday May 14, 2013 13:00 PM EDT



Age at diagnosis: 36
After watching her mother battle cancer twice, Applegate was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2008 and underwent a double mastectomy, even though cancer was only detected in one of her breasts. "Sometimes I cry. Sometimes I scream, and I get really angry," the actress, now cancer-free and the mother of a 2-year-old daughter admitted on Good Morning America, adding, "I think it's all part of healing."

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