My Story: Stars Who've Faced Breast Cancer

From Angelina Jolie going public about her double mastectomy to Melissa Etheridge's memorable return to the stage, see the women who've shared their survivor stories

  • GIULIANA RANCIC photo | Bill Rancic, Giuliana Rancic

Credit: Courtesy Giuliana Rancic

Updated: Tuesday May 14, 2013 | 01:00 PM EDT By: Kiran Hefa and Alison Schwartz


Age at diagnosis: 37
"The second I heard 'cancer,' I just remember my head went down, the ground went away, and I just dropped through the earth, and I was just dropping, falling," the E! host recalled on her reality show after learning she had breast cancer during a 2011 mammogram while undergoing a round of in-vitro fertilization. But Rancic, who underwent a double lumpectomy and a double mastectomy to treat the cancer, just marked a very special milestone: her first Mother's Day with 8-month-old son Edward Duke.