Today's News: Our Take - Brooke Burke-Charvet Shows Off Scar from Thyroid Cancer Surgery

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Brooke Burke-Charvet has no qualms about showing off the scar from her thyroid cancer surgery.

The Dancing with the Stars co-host appeared on Good Morning America without makeup covering her scar.

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"This is a first for me today," she said. "I've been scarf-ing it up. But you know what, it's fresh. It's a month old, and I think scars tell a story. And I'm so fortunate.

"I'm one of the lucky ones," she continued. "It was shocking. I never thought I would hear the word cancer in relation to myself."

Brooke Burke reveals she's cancer-free

Seven days after undergoing thyroid cancer surgery, Burke learned that her cancer had been removed from her body and she was cancer-free. Burke has been very candid throughout the ordeal, and her recovery is no exception. The mother of four has shared how she's progressing on Twitter, a process which currently consists of marathoning Homeland and eating old Halloween candy.

"The message really is about preventative health because I had no symptoms," she says. "And generally, thyroid cancer is very subtle symptoms. I went for a regular physical."

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