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Celebrities Who Have Had Ovarian Cancer

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Gilda Radner.
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SNL star Gilda Radnor died of ovarian cancer at age 42


Shannon Miller.
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Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller recovered from a rare form of ovarian cancer


Coretta Scott King.
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Coretta Scott King died of complications from ovarian cancer


Rosa DeLauro.
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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro has been a survivor for over 30 years


Jessica Tandy.
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Jessica Tandy died of ovarian cancer at age 85


Wangari Maathai.
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Wangari Maathai died of complications from ovarian cancer


Kathy Bates.
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Movie star Kathy Bates is a survivor of both ovarian and breast cancer


Brandi Maxiell.
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Reality TV star Brandi Maxiell is in remission


Barack Obama.
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Barack Obama’s mother had both uterine and ovarian cancer


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

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Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.