No World Cancer Day, remember characters from soap operas that conquered the disease, fulfilling an important social role when alerting about its characteristics and prevention.
Hilda (Women in Love)
Hilda (Maria Padilha) discovered breast cancer in ‘Women in Love’. – Photo: Disclosure / Globo
The sister of Helena (Christiane Torloni) discovered that she had breast cancer, in the plot of 2003. The support of her family in the story was essential for the character to overcome the disease.
Silvia (Carol Castro) had to resort to mastectomy, in ‘Amor à Vida’. – Photo: Globo / Estevam Avellar
The lawyer specializing in Family right and played by Carol Castro discovered a malignant tumor in the left breast. The diagnosis shook the character, who after undergoing surgery and the prescribed medical treatment won the cancer.
Marta (Love Story)
Bia Nunes played Marta, in ‘História de Amor’. – Photo: Disclosure / Globo
The discovery that he had cancer caused the turbulent marriage of Martha (Bia Nunes) to be strengthened with the support of her husband throughout her treatment of the disease.
Camila (Family Ties)
Helena (Vera Fischer) asks Camila (Carolina Dieckmann) to have hope, in ‘Family Ties’. – Photo: Globo
A novel by Manoel Carlos brought Carolina Dieckmann facing the leukemia dilemma through Camila. The young woman was supported by her family throughout the treatment, and was surprised by her mother’s emotional attitude. Helena (Vera Fischer) got pregnant again from Pedro (José Mayer) and gave birth to Victory, younger sister who saved the wife’s life Edu (Reynaldo Gianecchini) through a bone marrow transplant.
Danilo Mesquita lived Nicolau, in ‘Rock Story’. – Photo: Globo / João Miguel Junior
Band member 4.4, Nicolau (Danilo Mesquita) faced cancer twice, and ended the plot of Rock Story medical discharge. The young man had a happy ending with his girlfriend, who was expecting twins from the boy.
Lucrécia (Malhação Sonhos)
Lucrécia (Helena Fernandes) discovered a lump in her breast in ‘Malhação Sonhos’. – Photo: Playback / Globoplay
After performing the self exam, Lucrecia (Helena Fernandes) discovered a lump in the breast and had to face chemotherapy. The dance teacher from Ribalta was successful in the treatment and finished the story cured.
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