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Brooke Burke-Charvet Feels 'Totally Okay' Before Thyroid Surgery

Brooke Burke-Charvet Feels 'Totally Okay' Before Thyroid Surgery

Originally posted 11/13/2012 02:30PM

Brooke Burke-Charvet's troubling diagnosis of thyroid cancer isn't slowing her down.

Even with an upcoming surgery and a thyroidectomy, the Dancing with the Stars co-host and mom has too much to live for in the moment.

"The stress and anxiety that I've been feeling is now outweighed by love and support, and it is overwhelming in the most beautiful way," Burke-Charvet, 41, wrote Tuesday on the ModernMom blog in a post called "Feeling Great and Full of LOVE!"

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Melissa Rycroft Is 'Heartbroken' over Brooke Burke-Charvet's Cancer Scare

Brooke Burke-Charvet's Cancer Diagnoses Leaves DWTS's Melissa Rycroft 'Heartbroken'

Originally posted 11/09/2012 07:30PM

There have been more than a few surprises at Dancing with Stars this season, but none bigger than host Brooke Burke-Charvet's announcement of a cancer diagnosis.

"You would never have known she was going through this," competitor Melissa Rycroft, who currently is atop the leaderboard, tells PEOPLE. "We all commend her for being brave and going public with it and I know she's a fighter. She will pull through this."

Rycroft's pro partner Tony Dovolani adds, "As parents, we know exactly what she is going through. She has an incredible heart and a strong mind. In fact, she's actually trying to be strong for all of us. Things like this bring us all closer."

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Brooke Burke-Charvet Has Tom Bergeron's 'Love and Support' During Difficult Time

Brooke Burke-Charvet Has Tom Bergeron's 'Love and Support' During Cancer Scare

Originally posted 11/08/2012 06:15PM

Brooke Burke-Charvet isn't going through her thyroid cancer scare alone.

Not only does she have her immediate brood behind her, but she also has her Dancing with the Stars family.

"She knows my love and support are with [her]," the TV personality's DWTS co-host Tom Bergeron said Thursday on The Talk, just hours after Burke-Charvet revealed she will undergo a thyroidectomy. "We're all right there with her."

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Brooke Burke-Charvet Reveals Thyroid Cancer Scare

Originally posted 11/08/2012 01:30PM



Brooke Burke-Charvet is usually seen smiling as one of the hosts of Dancing with the Stars, but on Thursday the TV personality had some serious news to report.

"I need to have thyroid surgery and a thyroidectomy, which means I'm going to have a nice big scar right here across my neck," Burke-Charvet, 41, revealed on The ModernMom YouTube channel. "I don't get to just walk around and pretend like nothing happened or not follow up or not share it, because it's going to be pretty much dead center. I don't want anybody to read about it and get the wrong idea, or think that I'm sick, because I'm not."

The TV host's health news came after a regularly scheduled physical.

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Sabrina Bryan Scores the First 9 of DWTS's New Season

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Dancing with the Stars: Sabrina Bryan Scores the First 9 This Season

Originally posted 10/01/2012 10:15PM

With 12 celebrity contestants and their professional partners still remaining on the 15th season of Dancing with the Stars All-Stars, Monday night made jive come alive – with decidedly mixed results.

Emmy-winning emcee Tom Bergeron and co-host Brooke Burke Charvet kept the suspense building until the judges rendered their scores – including the season's first 9 – while the audience audibly jeered those times that lower numbers were delivered.

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Giuliana Rancic Inspired Brooke Burke Charvet to Get a Mammogram

Brooke Burke Charvet: Giuliana Rancic Inspired Me to Get a Mammogram

Originally posted 05/05/2012 10:30AM

Dancing with the Stars host Brooke Burke Charvet has a famous friend to thank for inspiring her to be proactive about her health.

"As soon as I found out my friend Giuliana Rancic was diagnosed with breast cancer, I booked my mammogram," Burke Charvet, 40, tells Prevention in their June issue.

Adds Burke Charvet: "I called her from the doctor's office and said, 'Thank you for provoking me to have this done.' "

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Brooke Burke-Charvet's Margarita-Fueled Ladies' Night | Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke-Charvet's Margarita-Fueled Ladies' Night

Originally posted 11/29/2011 05:55AM

Dancing with the Stars host Brooke Burke-Charvet had a girls' night out at Malibu Inn with four friends. The ladies shot pool and sipped Patron Silver margaritas in the restaurant's billiard room. She was laughing and joking with her friends (and even a few fans) before the group headed out – after one of Burke-Charvet's friends picked up the tab. – Jennifer Garcia

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Brooke Burke Charvet on Dancing's Semi-Finalists: It's Anybody's Game | Brooke Burke, Tom Bergeron

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Brooke Burke Charvet on Dancing's Semi-Finalists: It's Anybody's Game

Originally posted 11/14/2011 06:45PM

It's down to four on Dancing with the Stars – J.R. Martinez, Ricki Lake, Rob Kardashian, and Hope Solo. And Brooke Burke Charvet believes they all have a legitimate shot at the mirror-ball trophy.

"I've always thought that J.R. was a frontrunner. I think Ricki has a shot at it as well. I think it's going to be one of those finales where we don't know what's going to happen," the co-host of the ABC show told PEOPLE Saturday at the Harajuku Mini for Target launch at Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood.

But don't count out Kardashian and Solo, either.

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Brooke Burke Is Taking Hubby David Charvet's Name | Brooke Burke, David Charvet

Brooke Burke Is Taking Hubby David Charvet's Name

Originally posted 09/19/2011 12:00PM

Brooke Burke waited five years before marrying her hubby David Charvet, but she's wasting no time taking his last name.

"Tomorrow on Dancing with the Stars will be the first time I go by my new name [on TV]," the ABC show's host, 39, told PEOPLE at Sunday's Emmy Awards. "I'm happy about being Brooke Charvet."

Although the former Ms. Burke is excited about the change, not all people agree with her decision.

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