Date of Death: June 25, 2009
Age at Death: 62
Fatal Details: Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer in 2006. At the time, Fawcett got radiation and chemotherapy to treat her cancer, but in May 2007, Fawcett learned that her cancer was back and that it had spread to her liver as stage IV cancer. In the summer of 2008, Fawcett entered a clinical trial of an experimental drug in the United States, but those treatments did not prove successful and scans showed that her tumor was progressing. Fawcett also switched to other chemotherapy drugs, which made her hair fall out -- something that she had wanted to avoid in her earlier cancer treatments.