They're Survivors: Celebrities Who've Overcome Breast Cancer

In tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, see the stars who have bravely fought cancer and are now fighting for a cure (9 Photos)

iVillage Staff on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:21PM

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They're Survivors: Celebrities Who've Overcome Breast Cancer

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Edie Falco

In an interview with Health magazine, Edie Falco talked about starting a family after beating breast cancer. "Around February 2004 when I realized cancer wasn’t going to kill me, the answer was clear. For years I’d been waiting to start a family, but surviving cancer has a way of making you reprioritize. I was 40. And I was single. But it was time. So I began the adoption process." The 46-year-old Nurse Jackie star is now mom to son Anderson, whom she adopted in 2004, and daughter Macy, who joined the family last year.

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