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Christina Applegate Got Rid of the Cancer
www.enews20.com ^ | 08/19/2008 | By Raymond Fitzmyer

Posted on 08/19/2008 12:45:02 PM PDT by Red Badger

The 36-year-old actress was born in Hollywood, California. Robert Applegate, her father, was a record producer and record company producer executive, and Nancy Lee Priddy, her mother, was a singer. She also had to fight both breast and cervical cancer.

Christina Applegate will always remain in the audience’s memory as Kelly Bundy in the sitcom “Married with Children.” The actress made a great film and television career until her 36 years.

Christina Applegate had major roles in several pictures, as “Farce of the Penguins,” “Anchorman,” “The sweetest thing” and is the lead character in the ABC sitcom “Samantha Who?,” Samantha Newly.

She has been diagnosed during a regular MRI and her cancer diagnosis was reported by the Hollywood gossip TV show Extra. Still, she now announces that she is free of cancer after she had followed the rigorous treatment.

“I’m clear, Good Morning America,” the actress said in an interview on Tuesday. "Absolutely 100 percent clear and clean. It did not spread. They got everything out, so I'm definitely not going to die from breast cancer," the “Married with Children” star announced.

The actress is now scheduled to appear in the TV-special “Stand up Cancer” which will air on ABC, CBS and NBC beginning September 5. The goal of the show will be to raise money for cancer research.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: applegate; cancer; health; hollywood; medical
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1 posted on 08/19/2008 12:45:02 PM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger
God Bless her

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2 posted on 08/19/2008 12:46:11 PM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Red Badger

I didn’t even know she had it. I hope she is indeed free of it.

Whoa, Bundy!


3 posted on 08/19/2008 12:46:58 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Red Badger

Didn’t I just see APe reporting she’d had a double mastectomy?


4 posted on 08/19/2008 12:47:25 PM PDT by null and void (Barack zerObama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: Larry Lucido

Beautiful lady..............


5 posted on 08/19/2008 12:47:42 PM PDT by Red Badger (All that carbon in all that oil and coal was once in the atmosphere. We're just putting it back.....)
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To: Red Badger

An article I read elsewhere says that she had a double mastectomy, although the cancer was only detected in one breast.


6 posted on 08/19/2008 12:48:14 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.)
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To: Red Badger

She’s 36 now? Man am I feeling old. Wishing her well. I’m sure other women going though the same will look to her for inspiration.


7 posted on 08/19/2008 12:48:37 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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8 posted on 08/19/2008 12:48:54 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Red Badger

This story appears to have been written by a retarded person.


9 posted on 08/19/2008 12:50:13 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Red Badger

Yep, she had a double mastectomy. Apparently it was the only logical decision. Pretty tough...I wish her well.


10 posted on 08/19/2008 12:50:23 PM PDT by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: null and void
Didn’t I just see APe reporting she’d had a double mastectomy?

You are correct, although I did not name the source that must not be named. :-)

Her mother reportedly had breast cancer as well, and Christina says that she tested positive for a gene mutation linked to breast and ovarian cancer. So, she apparently decided to not take any chances.

11 posted on 08/19/2008 12:51:39 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.)
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To: justlurking

Damm.

A wise, but very difficult, choice.


12 posted on 08/19/2008 12:54:10 PM PDT by null and void (Barack zerObama - International Man of Mystery...)
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To: Owl_Eagle
This story appears to have been written by a retarded person.

I have no idea how you came to that conclusion...

"She has been diagnosed during a regular MRI and her cancer diagnosis was reported by the Hollywood gossip TV show Extra. Still, she now announces that she is free of cancer after she had followed the rigorous treatment."

13 posted on 08/19/2008 12:55:18 PM PDT by 14erClimb (I'm not a member of the vast RINO conspiracy)
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To: 14erClimb; Owl_Eagle

I think it’s just written in Engrish.


14 posted on 08/19/2008 12:58:35 PM PDT by Melpomene
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To: 14erClimb

The first three paragraphs look like they’re from a pre-written obit. Notice how it’s all “she was” and “will be remembered”? I honestly thought she was dead by the end of paragraph two and thought that made the headline pretty weird, dead’s not really the preferred way to “get rid of” cancer.


15 posted on 08/19/2008 12:58:38 PM PDT by boogerbear
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To: null and void
A wise, but very difficult, choice.

Reminds me of Ann Jillian, another beautiful actress who was known for and (if I may put it this way) used her *assets* but when cancer struck, she had the double-mastectomy. Here's to Christina, a talented lady regardless her bod, being around a good, long time, a bunch of roles that we can cheer her on.

16 posted on 08/19/2008 12:58:52 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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Christina says that she tested positive for a gene mutation linked to breast and ovarian cancer

BRAC 1

Same with my wife. I would bet she'll also have her ovaries taken as well. No need to wait for the other shoe to drop, so to speak. Prayers for a speedy recovery.

17 posted on 08/19/2008 12:59:41 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: RepublitarianRoger2
Yep, she had a double mastectomy. Apparently it was the only logical decision. Pretty tough...I wish her well.

I just hope that tough decision of hers brings her a healthy life. Prayers out to her. I had seen a show where women who decide to do it go and have their chests tattooed with some beautiful artwork.

18 posted on 08/19/2008 1:01:49 PM PDT by Long Island Pete
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To: 14erClimb

There’s a great line from Anchorman, but under the circumstances I can’t say it.


19 posted on 08/19/2008 1:02:39 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Owl_Eagle

I wouldn’t have used the word retarded but certainly “English is my second language.” Wouldn’t have been surprised to see “all your base are belong to us” in there somewhere.


20 posted on 08/19/2008 1:04:03 PM PDT by agrace
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