In her 2005 battle with breast cancer, Melissa Etheridge survived a lumpectomy plus five rounds of chemotherapy and radiation. The experience led her to make over her lifestyle: She committed herself to working every day to keep her body healthy and strong. Here, the two-time Grammy Award winner and Author: Shape. Oct 21, 2004 · With a history of breast cancer in her family, Melissa Etheridge has always been vigilant about regular self-exams and mammograms. “The rule is, Author: People Staff.
"Cancer" and "gratitude" aren't two words you usually find in the same sentence. But when two-time Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge talks about her experience with breast cancer at age 43, it's Author: Nancy Christie. Further tests indicated breast cancer. "That was a really, really emotional time for me," Crow recounts. "My world was falling apart. I felt like the bottom had just dropped out. I called my family, and they all flew out to California." And she phoned her old friend Melissa Etheridge for support.Author: Alanna Nash.