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#InstagramInspiration: These Survivors Offer Hope To Those Battling Cancer

Mary posted on 02 March

The third edition of Celebrate Life Season 3 – The Lavender Ribbon Fiest {a fundraiser} hopes to create awareness about cancer, through the medium of art and fashion.

We came across some Instagram handles of some inspirational survivors who definitely warrant a follow.

Yuvraj Singh, Cricketer

Get up and #Doitagain #Repost @ywcfashion with @repostapp ・・・ Have you been in a situation where you had a choice to give up or to get up and #DoItAgain? Comment below. #YuvrajSingh #Yuvraj #india @Yuvisofficial

A post shared by Yuvraj Singh (@yuvisofficial) on Aug 27, 2016 at 8:41am PDT

After winning the 2011 World Cup for India and being named the Player of the Tournament, Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with lung cancer {stage 1}. And despite the highly stressful and traumatic experience, Yuvraj, with his determination and skills, made a successful return to the field in April 2012.

Follow his account here.

Mark Ruffalo, Actor

Together we will rally for artistic freedom. To support the cause and add your voice visit the link in my bio. #UnitedVoices

A post shared by Mark Ruffalo (@markruffalo) on Feb 20, 2017 at 5:50pm PST

In 2001, Mark Ruffalo had a vivid dream that he had a brain tumour and it bothered him so much, he decided to go see a doctor. As it turned out, he did have a brain tumour and started treatment immediately. The entire experience changed his outlook towards life. His Instagram account is a mix of his personal and professional life.

Follow his account here.

Lance Armstrong, Cyclist

Double Vertical K in honor of Cuyler Duncan today. Cuyler was recently diagnosed and is fighting the good fight. Y'all wish him your best. #hookem #CuylerSTRONG https://www.strava.com/activities/640997786/shareable_images/map_based?hl=en-US&v=1468524152

A post shared by Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:07pm PDT

An icon for cancer survivors, with his powerful Livestrong campaign for cancer awareness and the message to keep fighting, Lance Armstrong is one guy you need to follow, now. Without doubt, a story of dedication and will power, his Instagram feed is filled with inspirational quotes, cycling trails and the occasional family selfie {which we personally love}.

Follow his account here.

Lisa Ray, Model

Weightless on the #Cadillac @thepilatesstudiomumbai

A post shared by lisaraniray (@lisaraniray) on Feb 22, 2017 at 2:24am PST

Lisa Ray battled multiple myeloma in the year 2009 and was declared a survivor in July 2009. Currently she is back to her passion of acting and modeling, which makes her a true inspiration for everyone. A beacon of positivity.

Follow her account here.

Hugh Jackman

Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!

A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on Nov 21, 2013 at 9:58am PST

A celebrated actor, Hugh Jackman was diagnosed in the year 2013 after discovering a Basal Cell Carcinoma on his nose. Since then he’s had several procedures for skin cancer and is now committed to using his fame to create awareness about skin protection. His tenacity and resilience is evident in his Instagram feed, so take a look and follow.

Anything Else?

Cancer Healer Center is hosting an invite only event called Celebrate Life Season 3 – The Lavender Ribbon Fiesta in the coming weekend. And if you want to be a part of this exclusive event, click here and we will get in touch with you.

Follow Cancer Healer Center on Facebook here and Twitter here.