My Story: Stars Who've Faced Breast Cancer

From Rita Wilson urging women to learn from her experience to Angelina Jolie going public about her double mastectomy, see the women who've shared their survivor stories


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 4-year-old daughter admitted on Good Morning America, adding, "I think it's all part of healing."