Shirley Temple's Breast Cancer Battle: How She Overcame The Disease And Became A Pioneering Advocate
August 15, 2018
Shirley Temple, the breast cancer pioneer
These days, it’s common for celebrities and other public figures to speak openly about their cancer diagnoses. We have heard dozens of inspiring stories from famous cancer survivors who chose to reveal their struggles in order to help others.
Such openness is a relatively recent trend; back in the 1970s, it was practically unheard of. One of the few celebrities who set out to change that was Shirley Temple Black.