19. Rod Stewart
In 1999, Rod Stewart was diagnosed thyroid cancer by his doctor which disturbed his life to perpetuity. At the beginning he tried to keep it secret but later he himself discloses the disease. Luckily his cancer was growing very slowly which gave him a BIG chance to beat cancer successfully. In the mid of 2001, Rod went through a surgery and removed the lump successfully. This incident brought massive awareness and mission of cure for all type of cancer by Rod’s foundation of ‘The City of Hope’.