Adamari López In Adamari López's real-life breast cancer story, the heroine beats "the villain", and lives to tell others how to defeat this ruthless disease.
At 33 years old, Puerto Rican actress Adamari López had everything she had dreamed of: gorgeous telenovela looks, a brilliant career and a man who loved her. But, in March 2005, life as she knew it came crashing down.
While taking a morning shower, López noticed a small lump in her right breast. Anxiety gripped her heart, but she didn't hesitate and called her doctor right away. Further checkups, a mammography and a final biopsy confirmed her fears: it was breast cancer.
With the love and support of family and friends, this courageous Boricua focused on attacking the disease. Six months of agonizing chemotherapy and a partial mastectomy followed. One year later the battle results were in, and López was cancer-free.
This year the actress celebrates her fifthRead More »from The Telenovela “Good Girl” that Beat Cancer at Its Game