Renee Zellweger's Cancer Scare

Renee Zellweger has revealed to Self magazine that she had quite a bit of a scare some years back, when she found two lumps on her breast. It happened right after she hit it big, in 1996, starring opposite Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire. But the smartie actress was proactive and get herself to a doctor pronto.

"I thought, 'Oh, I know what you do now. You find out what that is.' So I went and found out," she tells the mag."I was like, 'Let's just have it over with. Get in there, stab away, get your little crunchy bit or whatever you're looking for, put it in the mail and we'll call it a day.' Then I had a weird couple of days waiting for the phone call."

Luckily, the tests showed that the lumps were only benign tumors, but Renee says she still keeps her eyes wide open. "I pay attention, I do go get my check-ups."   Very good advice, ladies. Don't forget to take care of yourself, because you are so busy taking care of everyone else in your lives.

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