One day after Abby Lee Miller's emergency operation, the former "Dance Moms" star was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Miller went to the hospital on Tuesday with "acute neck pain" and operated shortly after midnight. But instead of an infection, the surgeon found cancer.
"We're catching an oncologist and we need to find out what the next steps are in terms of chemo or radiation or more spinal surgery." Hooman M. Melamed, an orthopedic spinal surgeon at the Cedar Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital who treated the star, told People.
"Depending on the tumor type, depending on the sensitivity of the tumor ̵
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma begins in the white Blood cells of the immune system, typically in lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow, thymus, polyps and tonsils or in the digestive tract. According to the American Cancer Society
One of the most common cancers in the United States, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma affects about 4% of people diagnosed with cancer.
Miller, 51, was hospitalized with a thyroid problem last week, only two weeks aft When she was released from prison, she entered a home in California.
The reality star condemned in May to a year and a day in jail and a $ 120,000 fine and a $ 40,000 fine for bankruptcy fraud
She was released four months earlier at the end of March.
A representative for Miller did not immediately return a request for comment.
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