"It Leaves You So Flattened": Dame Maggie Smith Spoke Openly About Her Grueling Fight Against Breast Cancer
August 7, 2018
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 12.4 percent of women will be diagnosed with the disease at some point in their lives. Although this figure is alarming, the good news is that survival rates for this type of cancer are also one of the highest. One of the many brave survivors of the disease is Dame Maggie Smith, whom most of us know best as Minerva McGonagall from the Harry Potter saga.