Not a story you hear too often and one you really wouldn’t wish on anyone. Diem Brown from Real World/Road Rules Challenge and an entertainment reporter was diagnosed for the second time with ovarian cancer. At only 30-years-old she is now fighting for a chance to have a biological child of her own.
7 years ago when she was only 23-years-old, Diem beat ovarian cancer after having one ovary, several lymph nodes and part of her fallopian tube removed. She got some terrible news earlier this month and shared with her supporters on twitter saying:
“My doctor just called me…and… I have Cancer again… didn’t think Ovarian Cancer [could] come back..”
Diem is determined to not let this setback stop her from having her own biological child one day. Thinking to the future before she has to have her remaining ovary removed, Diem is undergoing fertility procedures with the hope of freezing her eggs.
Diem told PEOPLE that “for my own sanity I just want to have something ‘normal’ before going through this cancer journey once again. For me something ‘normal’ is having my eggs in a freezer somewhere or knowing in my heart I have exhausted every fertility preservation option possible.”
She is facing unbelievable fight with amazing courage tweeting:
I know I will be fine I beat Cancer once & I’m gonna do it again! I know God has a reason for every speed bump in life & I’m ready #MedGift
— Diem Brown (@DiemBrown) June 5, 2012
Our thoughts are with Diem as she starts her journey to preserve her eggs and fighting this cancer again — your strength is amazing!
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