BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness of a disease campaigners say can be a taboo topic of discussion in Lebanon.
Lebanese pop singer Elissa gestures as she performs at Beirut waterfront, Lebanon August 10, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
“Early detection of breast cancer can save your life. Don’t ignore it, face it,” 46-year-old Elissa wrote at the end of her video ‘To all who love me’, released on Tuesday.
Elissar Khoury, who performs under the name Elissa,…