Actress Christina Applegate was 36 when she discovered she had breast cancer in 2008.
In 1978, former first lady Betty Ford announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 56.
Singer Melissa Etheridge found out she had breast cancer in 2004 at the age of 43.
Former first lady Nancy Reagan learned she had breast cancer in 1987.
Actress Cynthia Nixon was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at the age of 40.
News personality Robin Roberts was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 at the age of 46.
Singer Sheryl Crow was diagnosed in 2006 at the age of 44.
Chef Julia Child was treated for breast cancer in 1974.
Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992.
Singer Kylie Minogue was 36 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005.
Actress Edie Falco learned she had breast cancer in 2003 at the age of 40.
Actor Richard Roundtree, who starred in "Shaft," was diagnosed with male breast cancer in 1993.
Actress Jaclyn Smith was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 56 in 2002.
Actress Diahann Carroll was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 63 in 1998.
Former "Golden Girls" actress Rue McClanahan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997.
In April 2010, it was reported that tennis legend Martina Navratilova had DCIS. She had a lumpectomy and underwent radiation therapy.
Ann Romney, the wife of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009.
In September 2012, children's author Judy Blume announced she had breast cancer.
Sharon Osbourne -- Ozzy's wife had a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she had the breast cancer gene. She previously battled colon cancer.
After finding out that she had the breast cancer gene, actress Angelina Jolie underwent a double-mastectomy in 2013 to reduce her risk of getting breast cancer.
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