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Brooke Burke-Charvet: I'm battling thyroid cancer
11-09-12
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Brooke Burke-Charvet revealed shes battling thyroid cancer via The ModernMoms YouTube channel on Thursday.


The Dancing with the Stars host had remained mum after writing in July that she had a nodule on her thyroid biopsied. In the YouTube video, she said she needed time to wrap her head around the news, but that she wanted people to find out directly from her.

Shell soon undergo thyroid surgery and a thyroidectomy that will leave a scar across her neck.

I dont get to just walk around and pretend like nothing happened, or not follow up or not share it because its going to be pretty much dead center, she said pointing to her neck.

I didnt want anybody to read about it and get the wrong idea or think that Im sick because Im not, she continued. I feel really good. And Ive actually, Ive never felt better. Thats whats so crazy about this whole thing. I went for a regular physical and thats how I discovered this.

The mom of four added that shes staying positive.

Im going to be a really good patient and Im going to do everything that I need to do, she said. Im ready to deal with it and Im going to be fine. And I feel really, really strong.

Source CNN.com