Last updated: Sep 26, 2008
Sheryl Crow, Cynthia Nixon, and Christina Applegate are just a few of the celebrities who have fought breast cancer.
You know their faces; you heard they had breast cancer. But do you know what really happened to these women? In the wake of Christina Applegate's announcement this summer that she'd had a double mastectomy, we've pulled together the details about how 10 of the world's top performers and public figures endured breast cancer's treatments and traumas——all while living in the public eye.

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