'RHOBH’ Star Camille Grammer Reveals Second Cancer Diagnosis
By Jennifer Drysdale
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Camille Grammer has been diagnosed with a second type of cancer.
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal that she had squamous cell carcinoma, which was luckily discovered early and removed.
"Thank you Dr. Beth Karlan for removing those pesky cancer cells. You are Amazing!" Grammer wrote alongside a photo of herself and her doctor at the hospital. "This is my second cancer diagnoses. Thank God We found it early. (squamous cell carcinoma)."
"Early detection is key. My cancer was removed and I'm resting at home," she continued. "Ladies listen to your bodies. If something doesn't seem right go for a checkup. Don't put it off. Annual check ups are important. @cedarssinai @foundationforwomenscancer #cancerwarrior #cancer #cancerawerness."
"I am in remission and will be three years [cancer-free] in January," she shared. "That was the end of my treatment, the end of my chemo radiation [was] beginning of January , so that was my New Year's gift that year."
The mother of two, who had a radical hysterectomy, said she struggled with her confidence after undergoing the surgery, but learned to love her scars.
"After you have a hysterectomy, you don't feel feminine. A part of your femininity and your female body parts are removed, so it was very important for me to feel feminine again, and because the loss of hormones and everything like that, I felt insecure," she confessed. "At first I was embarrassed of my scars, but now I'm not. It's part of what I've been through. I have survived it, I am a warrior."