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Brooke Burke-Charvet remaining positive while preparing for thyroid cancer surgery

By Kristen Porricelli,

Brooke Burke-Charvet is remaining positive as she prepares for her thyroid cancer surgery this week.

On Sunday she tweeted, "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."

Burke-Charvet announced she was battling thyroid cancer earlier last month, reports E! News.

Today she tweeted about women speaking with her about their stories dealing with thyroid cancer, "Im amazed at how many women have stopped me In the past month to share their thyroid scars & stories. They're beauty marks & so reassuring."

Burke-Charvet also posted a message to her fans on Facebook.

"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. I’m getting ready this week for my
surgery and am planning on a speedy recovery. I’ll be posting some new blogs on ModernMom.com about how I’ve been dealing with it all and how my family has been handling it too," she wrote on her Facebook page.

"What a crazy time, but I am surrounded with love and support and that really makes a world of difference. 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," she concluded.

Burke-Charvet is expected to return to her co-hosting duties in the ballroom when Dancing With the Stars returns for its next season, reports Examiner.

 
 

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