Former Survivor castaways are teaming up for the ultimate alliance: to eliminate cancer. The CBS reality show has joined Stand Up 2 Cancer to form a fundraising team for this year's SU2C Team Challenge. The movement is being led by Survivor: Africa winner Ethan Zohn, who embodies the spirit of a true survivor after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma last year.
"That word 'survivor' holds so much meaning in my life," Zohn tells TV Guide Magazine. "Survivor is a game that touches upon every part of you as a human being, but we all know that cancer is not just a game."
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Jennifer "Jenn" Lyon, a finalist on Survivor: Palau, died Tuesday after her battle with cancer, CBS said. Lyon was 37.
"Jenn died at home in Oregon at 11:19 p.m. on Jan. 19. She had been battling breast cancer for the last five plus years," Survivor: Vanautu and Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorite cast member Eliza Orlins told TVGuide.com. "She had beaten it into remission once, but then it came back and was in her bones."
Lyon, who finished in fourth place during the tenth season of the CBS reality show in 2005, was diagnosed with ...read more