Hollywood Actress Overcomes Divorce, Breast Cancer

by: cancercompass

Actress Christina Applegate went through a divorce in 2007, which was swiftly followed up with a breast cancer diagnosis and a double mastecomy in 2008.

Suffice it to say, it must have been an extremely difficult couple of years.

However, Applegate, from such television shows like Married with Children and Samantha Who, and movies like Anchorman and The Sweetest Thing, recently announced that she and her musician fiance Martyn Lenoble are expecting their first baby.

In 2009, Applegate told People magazine, "I'm very grateful to Martyn for coming along at a time that he did because he's been my rock through all of this,"referring to her double mastectomy."He gave me something to really want to live for and something to smile about."

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