Pop diva Kylie Minogue has been awarded an honorary doctorate for her work in promoting breast cancer awareness.
The singer who herself was diagnosed with disease in 2005, was made an honorary Doctor of Health Sciences by Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, Southern England, the Herald Sun reported.
AdvertisementWearing a doctoral cap and gown, Minogue told students at the graduation ceremony that being diagnosed with cancer made her "appreciate at first hand the hard work that goes on to support patients through it".
Minogue had to undergo chemotherapy and surgery before she resumed her career in singing.
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