How Indian-Canadian actress Lisa Ray’s blood cancer battle helped her find strength and ‘clarity’

For acclaimed Indian-Canadian actress Lisa Ray, the International Toronto Film Festival in 2009 was not the glamorous homecoming that it had been in previous years. There to promote her two newly released films, Ray chose to publicly reveal her ongoing battle with multiple myeloma – a rare, incurable form of blood cancer that causes cancer cells to accumulate in the bone marrow and crowd out healthy blood cells. Project using stem cells will look to find cure for Alzheimer’s disease…

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