#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

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

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

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}.

Lisa Ray, Model

Weightless on the #Cadillac @thepilatesstudiomumbai

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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

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.

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