15 Athletes Who Beat Cancer

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It’s never easy to accept or even worrying about trying to figure out, because adversity is something that happens to everyone. And while some of us don’t have it as bad as others, people who have experienced health problems—cancer specifically—are tested with the most grueling emotional and physical experience of their lives. And while we think that our favorite athletes are immune to such illness, we’ve see that that’s just not the case, as they use their sickness as an inspiration to millions. And because a few of those players have defeated it, here are the athletes who have amazingly beat cancer.

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Written by Nick Dimengo

Graduate of the University of Kentucky. Cleveland sports fan. Frustrated respecter of LeBron James. Influencer of bad ideas. In addition to Worthly/Housely, I'm a regular contributor to Bleacher Report, Scout, Esquire and Maxim, and run or bike way too much for my own good when not writing. The day a Cleveland sports team wins a title is the day I can officially say my life is complete.

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