That makes this actress hide the pain of ovarian cancer is not a shame. She was forced to do so because of the demands of work.
“I was advised to do so. At that time, I was contracted to play the movie “Little Black Book” with Brittany Murphy, a role that missed. Therefore forced to keep quiet because I need to get back to work,” she said, as quoted from ABC News.
Kathy Bates did not regret of hide the illness for many years. She did not want the sympathy of pity. “I do not want to be famous for being sick, having cancer was not fun, and it feels just like to quietly pass without dealing with anything else,” she said.
American Cancer Society predicted the over 22.000 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and more than half died.
Ovarian cancer usually affects women over 55 years of age, especially women who never get pregnant or have a family history of cancer. This disease is a type of cancer is most common in the ninth, and fifth types of cancer that lead to death in women.
Because of cancer symptoms initially vague, many women receive a diagnosis when the acute stage. That is why cancer is also called the “silent killer”.
A number of celebrities who have a family or a friend with ovarian cancer, was trying to raise awareness about the threat of cancer disease. Besides actress Kathy Bates, they include Angelina Jolie, Kyle MacLachlan, Janet Jackson, and Eva Longorian.