‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Star Beth Chapman Undergoes Surgery to Remove Tumor

Beth Chapman took a major step in her battle with cancer, undergoing a 12-hour surgery in L.A., according to TheBlast.com.

The reality star, who is married to Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman, was recently diagnosed with stage II throat cancer.

During the operation, doctors were reportedly able to remove a plum-sized tumor from her neck.

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RadarOnline.com says Beth was supposed to be recovering in a rehab facility after having the surgery last week, but was readmitted to the hospital over the weekend.

Beth Chapman wins ‘round one’ in battle against throat cancer

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Beth Chapman of the reality TV show “Dog the Bounty Hunter” underwent emergency surgery this weekend to remove a cancerous tumor from her throat, her husband said today.

On Saturday, Chapman had surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to remove the tumor, which the surgeon described as the “size of a plum,” her husband Duane “Dog” Chapman said in a statement. The surgery took about 13 hours.

“Her doctor said we won round one,” he said. “We will know more later this week. Mahalo to everyone for their prayers.”

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Beth Chapman Diagnosed With Stage 2 Throat Cancer

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Beth revealed the cancer diagnosis in an open letter .

“As most of you know I’ve spent a lifetime facing tests and challenges I didn’t see coming and certainly never expected. I’ve been dealt my share of unexpected blows over the course of my almost fifty years but nothing as serious as the one I heard from my doctors two weeks ago when they uttered those dreaded three words, ‘You have cancer,

After months of a nagging cough, a routine checkup resulted in a diagnosis of stage 2 throat cancer,” she continued. “I have what is referred to as a T2 tumor in my throat that is blocking my breathing. My doctors are suggesting immediate treatment and surgery before the disease progresses.” Fortunately with stage 2 throat cancer, at this point it has not spread to the lymph nodes yet or other parts of the body.

To be certain, I’ve stared down the devil more than once in my life, but I’ve never faced a real life or death decision. My life has never been easy, and I surely don’t expect it to start now. Still, I’ve never been a victim and I won’t let cancer beat me. I realize the road I am about to travel will be rocky, full of unexpected twists and turns. But I know one thing for sure. A bend in the road is not the end of the road,

To be certain, I’ve stared down the devil more than once in my life but I’ve never faced a real life or death decision. My life has never been easy, and I surely don’t expect it to start now. Still, I’ve never been a victim and I won’t let cancer beat me. I realize the road I am about to travel will be rocky, full of unexpected twists and turns. But I know one thing for sure. A bend in the road is not the end of the road.

There is no quick fix and no appealing options for treatment. Yes, cancer sucks,” she continued. “While I know my diagnosis, until I come out of my surgery, I do not yet know my prognosis. If all goes well, my doctors will be able to get the tumor

I will fight every step of the way. My husband and children are counting on me to be there for years to come,” Chapman wrote. “I am so very grateful to be surrounded by family and friends who have given me incredible support during this very challenging time.”

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