Dancing With The Stars Family Rallies On Twitter In Support Of Brooke Burke-Charvet Following Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

November 9, 2012
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Members of the "Dancing with the Stars" family Tweeted their well-wishes for the show's co-host, Brooke Burke-Charvet, who revealed on Thursday she has thyroid cancer.

Helio Castroneves, who was recently eliminated from the "All-Stars" season, said he is confident she will overcome the disease.

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"Hi @brookeburke, I have sure that you will win this battle. My affection for you," the Indy driver wrote.

Brooke revealed on Thursday that she will be undergoing thyroid surgery and a thyroidectomy, and Erin Andrews, who competed in Season 10, noted she was praying for the host.

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"Thinking about @DancingABC friend @brookeburke..Prayers and all the best your way Brooke," Erin wrote.

Also sending her kind words was Sabrina Bryan, who was eliminated last week on the show.

"@brookeburke hey girl!! You're in my thoughts and prayers! Always here for you during this fight! Stay strong," Sabrina wrote.

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Season 13 vet Ricki Lake wrote, "@brookeburke sending huge healing love your way."

Current contender Melissa Rycroft shared her support, Tweeting, "You're such a strong woman, and I admire your courage. I hope you feel all the love and support behind you...We love you!"

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And some of the professional dancers chimed in too.

Pro Derek Hough (Brooke's Season 7 partner) Tweeted, "Love you Brookie B. [You're] in my prayers."

Cheryl Burke Tweeted, "I love u @brookeburke!! Stay strong. Will be praying for u and sending u lots of positive energy!"

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