Cobie Smulders reveals battle with ovarian cancer

By Mradula Mahajan | 1 year ago
Cobie Smulders reveals battle with ovarian cancer

Cobie Smulders. the brunette beauty famous for her role as Robin Scherbatsky on the television series “How I Met Your Mother” (2005–14) and “Maria Hill” in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has recently revealed that she had ovarian cancer.

Cobie Smulders, 33, has revealed to Women’s Health Magazine that she got ovarian cancer at the age of 25 and fought for two years then by undergoing different surgeries. She is finally free of cancer since the last five years, but admits that mentally she never feels free of the fatal disease.


“Avengers” beauty, Smulders has posed topless for the magazine cover and took time to talk about her battle with cancer. In the interview with the Women’s Health Magazine, Smulders said that this is one of the topless photoshoot in which she is not trying to look ‘sexy,’ but only wants to create awareness and show her confidence. She says that now since she feels more confident about herself, and her body, she would like to show that to other women as well.

Cobie Smulders looks cheerful and beautiful as ever in the cover photo. The cover photo will be gracing the magazine’s May issue.

The EWwy Award winner for her best supporting role as Robin Scherbatsky, also said that the terminal disease had taken up on her both ovaries, “I had tumors on both ovaries, and the cancer had spread into my lymph nodes and surrounding tissues.”

Cobie Smulders married American actor and comedian, Taran Killam in the year 2012. As she talks about her journey, Smulders, mother of two (Shaelyn, 5 and a 3-month-old son), said that she will be using her experience in a positive way to help raise awareness about this deadly reproductive disease. Ovarian cancerian had killed 14,000 women alone in the year 2014.

The Canadian actress is waiting for the release of her new movie, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in which she will be seen playing the role of Maria Hill. The film is due to hit the theaters on May 1, 2015.

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