10 Black Celebrities Who Fought And Beat Cancer

Written by Julia Austin


Nelson Mandela

The former South African president survived prostate cancer—something he battled several times during his life. At the age of 83 he was diagnosed with the cancer, but 16 years prior he had undergone surgery to remove benign tumors. Mandela died in December at age 95 after a a prolonged respiratory infection.

Source: Everydayhealth.com