Tom Bergeron: Brooke Burke Charvet Has My ‘Love-and-Support’

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(CNN) — Tom Bergeron is offering Brooke Burke-Charvet his “love and support” as she battles thyroid cancer.

On Thursday’s episode of “The Talk,” Bergeron said he and his “Dancing with the Stars” co-host were texting prior to his visiting the CBS show. “She knows my love and support are with [her],” he added.

Burke-Charvet recently revealed via YouTube that she’ll soon undergo thyroid surgery and a thyroidectomy.

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Noting that he’s known about her thyroid cancer for a few months, Bergeron said, “I’ve had experience with this in my family. You never want to hear the word cancer, but thyroid cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. It has an incredibly high success rate.”

Meanwhile, Burke-Charvet took to Twitter to thank everyone for their “love & prayers.”

“Wow, some news coverage yesterday,” she wrote on Friday. “I’m feeling good. The C word sounds worse & scarier than it really feels.”

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