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Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Confessed She Was ‘To-Her-Bones Terrified’ About Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Confessed She Was ‘To-Her-Bones Terrified’ About Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis

"1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today I'm the one," the actor announced it on Twitter.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is known for her roles in shows like Watching Ellie and Veep. But what is even more amazing is her positive attitude to fight against cancer and becoming an advocate for breast cancer awareness, despite it being a terrifying experience.

In 2017, a day before the actor won her sixth Emmy award for Veep, Louis-Dreyfus visited a radiologist after finding a lump in her breast, who then conducted a biopsy. Unfortunately, Louis-Dreyfus was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. 

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She announced it on Twitter and wrote, "1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today I'm the one." The actor added that she has the "most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through my union." She continued, "The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let's fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality." Louis-Dreyfus was flooded with messages of support from her fans and celebrities.