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Brooke Burke-Charvet Undergoing Cancer Surgery This Week

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Fans who are used to seeing Brooke Burke-Charvet as the bubbly co-host of ABC's Dancing with the Stars got a different view of the star when she took to the Internet last month to announce she'd be undergoing an operation to remove her cancerous thyroid.

On her Facebook page Monday, Burke-Charvet posted that her operation would be this week, and she's "planning on a speedy recovery."  She also gave a shout-out to her fans.

"What a crazy time, but I am surrounded with love and support and that really makes a world of difference," Burke-Charvet said.  "Thank you for following me and for all your thoughts and prayers.  I feel it, truly, and your energy outweighs my stress!"

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