Brooke Burke-Chavet, popular host of the TV series Dancing With The Stars, underwent successful surgery yesterday to remove a cancerous thyroid gland. She tweeted today that the surgery “went well” and she is “resting, recovering,” adding, “I’m clean, surgery went well & I can talk. Losing my voice was my biggest fear. Thx for all your prayers & light.”
“Thank God it’s over”
Brooke announced on November 8th of this year that she had been diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer, and Sunday she Tweeted her decision to undergo surgery sometime this week, “count down 2 my surgery now… I’m going nuts thinking about laying around 4 my recovery. Not good at that! grateful every day for my health.”
On Tuesday she tweeted, ” Taking some time to read all your tweets. Thank you so very much for all the love & prayers & positivity. I’m feeling strong. Xoxo”
Thyroid cancer is relatively rare, and easily curable.
Our thoughts and Prayers go out to her and her Family.