Brooke Burke-Charvet to Undergo Thyroid Cancer Surgery this Week

Posted Monday December 3, 2012 5:27 PM GMT

After announcing her diagnosis of thyroid cancer early in November, Brooke Burke-Charvet will undergo a thyroidectomy surgery this week.

Updating her loyal Facebook fans, on Monday (December 3) the "Dancing with the Stars" co-host tweeted, "I’m getting ready this week for my surgery and am planning on a speedy recovery. I’ll be posting some new blogs on about how I’ve been dealing with it all and how my family has been handling it too."

Along with the update, she thanked all of her supporters, sharing, "I am touched and appreciative to all of you for sharing your positive wishes for my surgery, and for sharing many of your personal thyroid experiences. I really do read your comments and they all mean a lot to me."

Finally, she adds that she is in good spirits, posting, "Thank you for following me and for all your thoughts and prayers. I feel it, truly, and your energy outweighs my stress! From the bottom of my heart, thank you."

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