Burke-Charvet recovering from thyroid cancer surgery

Dec. 6, 2012 at 1:29 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. television personality Brooke Burke-Charvet said via Twitter she underwent a successful thyroidectomy Thursday.

Burke-Charvet, 41, is the mother of four children and co-host of "Dancing with the Stars." She recently announced she had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

"Feels like I got hit by a car. ... Thank God it's over. I'm clean, surgery went well and I can talk. Losing my voice was my biggest fear," Burke-Charvet tweeted after the procedure. "Thanks for all your prayers and light."

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