Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller has been preliminarily diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, according to PEOPLE.
The diagnosis comes one day after Miller underwent emergency surgery for what was initial thought to be a spinal infection.
“We’re getting an oncologist involved and we have to figure out what the next steps are as far as chemotherapy or radiation or more spine surgery," says Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, an orthopedic spine surgeon at Cedar Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital who has been treating the star. Depending on the tumor type, depending on the sensitivity of the tumor– it just depends the type but I feel more than yes, she will undergo chemotherapy or radiation.”
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Source: PEOPLE; photo: Getty Images