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6 Celebrities Who Have Battled Lymphoma

4. Tony Iommi, Still Fighting Lymphoma

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Black Sabbath guitarist, Tony Iommi, was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2012. The 68-year-old recently announced that he was quitting the band after their next tour in 2017. Tommy is still receiving treatment for his lymphoma.

Tommy Iommi announced his decision to quit touring and focus on his health.


5. Jackie Kennedy


Jackie Kennedy will remain one of the most famous first ladies of the United States. It was during a horse riding accident in 1993 that a doctor discovered a swollen lymph node in her groin and after tests, she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Sadly, the lymphoma was aggressive and had spread to other parts of her body and she died in 1994.

Find out more about Jackie Kennedy’s battle with lymphoma. 


6. James Conner

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Twenty-one-year-old American football player James Conner was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkins lymphoma and underwent a course of chemotherapy. The running back for the Pittsburgh Panthers is now in remission.

James Conner announces that he is in remission from lymphoma.

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