Popular Lebanese singer Maya Diab has predicted she will one day be diagnosed with cancer, Al Arabiya News Channel reported earlier this week.
During an event marking the launch of her Lebanese breast cancer awareness campaign Pink Stand 4, Diab said that her family had a history of cancer.
“I'm one of the people who will be affected one day,” Diab said during her address.
“In our family runs every kind of cancer except breast cancer,” she added, voicing that she hopes for people to feel compassionate with her and support her if she does end up battling the disease.
Diab's father is currently fighting cancer.
The popular celebrity told Elaf news website that her father taught her how to love life and how to be as positive as he is.
“Many times we forget that he is sick… I hope all people can be this good on the inside,” she said.
The fashion icon, who has a young daughters, stressed that awareness should start at home.
“When it comes to my daughter, it’s my responsibility to create awareness,” Diab told the media at the press conference, The Daily Star reported.