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Posted: November 9, 2012 at 4:27 a.m.

Dancing with the Stars co-host Brooke Burke has thyroid cancer. Burke posted a video message Thursday on YouTube disclosing her condition and her plans for surgery to remove her thyroid. The 41-year-old mother of four said a lump on her thyroid was found during a routine biopsy. She said in the video that the surgery has been scheduled, but she doesn’t specify when. She said it will leave “a nice big scar right here,” tracing a line across her throat.

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