Uncontrolled malformed cell growth is a disease caused by viruses and it has no cure. There are treatments for patients who suffer from this near-fatal disease but it’s still not guaranteed that all of the bad cells will be completely removed from their system. It just helps to make these potential survivors person live longer.
It is also known for being a traitor kind of disease. Anyone can get it and anyone may not notice the symptoms until it’s too late. These types of diseases often appear during the later and worst stage.
Seeking medical assistance and going through all the examinations and medications are the hardest parts of having this kind of sickness.
This disease is also a sort of “money sink” since all it does it eat up your finances. Patient needed to undergo expensive and tiresome treatments like: radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery. You’ll need a lot of money saved up to get all you need to fight this illness. That’s why some consider it to be an “illness for the rich.”
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Unfortunately, this disease doesn’t choose its victims. Whether you are living in the dumps, or in a mansion, you are not safe from having it. Famous people like celebrities get them too. A lot of Filipino artists and their relatives have fought and survived this illness.
Some of them were still in the limelight when it happened while others were taking a break.
Check out this list of brave survivors as noted by GMA Entertainment.
Get to know them:
Wil Dasovich, Youtuber
Tetay, impersonator of Kris Aquino
Maritoni Fernandez, ex-wife of actor Hans Montenegro
Glenda Garcia, singer and actress
Caleigh Simone, daughter of actress Jackie Forster
Bibeth Orteza, actress and activist-scriptwriter
Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala, a broadcast journalist
Melissa de Leon, sister of Christopher and Pinky de Leon
And Gary Valenciano, also known as Mr. Pure Energy
Truly, these stars are survivors in their own right. Their families and supporters are surely glad they managed to overcome this terrible disease.
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