UPDATE, 7:45 p.m. PT: Though a source close to the family confirmed Angela Raiola's death to ET on Wednesday night, Mob Wives creator Jenn Graziano now says, "At this time that is a false rumor. I am here with the entire family and all her friends and they ask for your continued support and prayers. We will keep everyone updated.”
Angela Raiola, known as "Big Ang" on the TV show Mob Wives, is close to death amid her battle with stage 4 cancer, a family source confirmed to ET.
In December, ET confirmed that Raiola's throat cancer had returned.
Several months earlier, in March, a lemon-size tumor was previously discovered and removed from her throat in March 2015. Later, in June, she underwent the same procedure for the right side of her throat as well.