Speaking Out: The Health Causes That Celebs Support

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  • Damon Dash: Type 1 Diabetes
  • Holly Robinson Peete: Autism
  • Richard Roundtree: Breast Cancer
  • Toni Braxton: Lupus
  • Tom Joyner: Going to the Doctor
  • Rihanna: Terminally Ill Children
  • Montel Williams: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Kelly Rowland: Fitness
  • Star Jones: Heart Disease
  • President Barack Obama: Health Care
  • Alicia Keys: HIV/AIDS
  • Anthony Anderson: Diabetes
  • Gabrielle Union: Breast Cancer
  • Taye Diggs: Childhood Hunger
  • Michelle Williams: Depression
  • Boris Kodjoe: Spina Bifida
  • Nicole Ari Parker: Getting Black Women to Exercise
  • K. Michelle: Domestic Violence
  • Putting a Face to a Cause
  • First Lady Michelle Obama: Childhood Obesity

Richard Roundtree: Breast Cancer

When it comes to breast cancer, we often think of women, but Being Mary Jane actor Richard Roundtree reminds us that men can get breast cancer, too. Since being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, Roundtree has been a major voice in encouraging men to check for lumps and get screened for the disease. 

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