When the Today show teased that E!’s Giuliana Rancic had a big announcement this morning, it’s safe to say 99 percent of the viewers assumed she’d say her well-documented IVF treatments finally took and she was expecting her long-awaited baby.
Sadly, Rancic did not have happy news to share. She explained that before starting her third round of IVF, her doctor insisted on a mammogram. Rancic initially felt it was unnecessary but went in for the exam anyway. Unexpectedly, the test revealed that Rancic was in the early stages of breast cancer. “It was incredible instant sobbing, and it was like the world just crashed down around me,” she said of her initial reaction. “I couldn’t believe it, 36 years old, no family history.”
The red-carpet host and reality star will have surgery this week and begin six weeks of radiation, and she is expected to make a full recovery. As for the baby, she and husband Bill hope to continue their quest once Giuliana is healthy again.
Our best wishes to Giuliana for a quick recovery. [Source: The Clicker]