We have Big Brother 19 Kevin Schlehuber cancer news that’s incredible. BB19 fans following Kevin’s cancer journey know that the Boston stay-at-home dad just had surgery for his prostate cancer. He’s waited 12 days for a diagnosis and the nail-biting lapse is over. The Big Brother alum announced via Twitter that he is cancer free! Here’s the latest update on Kevin.
Kevin Schlehuber Cancer Free!
Kevin Schlehuber shared on Twitter this evening “IM CANCER FREE”. He said he just got the news from his doctor. Kevin said, “It did not spread”. Then he added, “I still have to recover from my Cancer Surgery but I can deal with that”. He said “THANK GOD”. No doubt Kevin, his wife, and kids have all been waiting to hear the outcome from his prostate cancer surgery.
I just received the News from my DR “IM CANCER FREE”🙏🏼It did not spread, I still have to recover from my Cancer Surgery, but I can deal with that❤️THANK GOD🙏🏼and I’ve been waiting for this result for 12 days❤️I am overwhelmed❤️PLEASE UNDERSTAND HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE YOU ALL💯❤️ pic.twitter.com/4C9BMJUzHw
— Kevin Schlehuber (@BB19KEVIN) December 7, 2018
This definitely sounds like it’ll be a Christmas to remember for Kevin. He said, “I’ve been waiting for this result for 12 days” adding “I’m overwhelmed”. The Big Brother alum was also quick to thank fans for their support and love he’s been shown since announcing his diagnosis. He also thanked his family for taking good care of him and seeing him through this ordeal.
So I have to let U know I returned from the hospital today, I had all 26 staples removed I had the tubes taken out of me and walked on my own🙏🏼I can’t explain how it feels! BUT I can tell U my future is 2 Educate andHELP others,and I’m a blessed,Thankful Man❤️#cancer awareness pic.twitter.com/Xo6yFfh1kg
— Kevin Schlehuber (@BB19KEVIN) December 4, 2018
Big Brother Alum Shares Cancer Updates Regularly
In another update this week, the Big Brother fan-favorite was glad to say that he was home from the hospital. Kevin Schlehuber said he “had all 26 staples removed” and “had the tubes taken out of me”. He also promised that his “future is 2 Educate and HELP others”. The BB19 player said he is a “blessed, Thankful Man” and hashtagged cancer awareness.
— Kevin Schlehuber (@BB19KEVIN) November 26, 2018
Kevin had surgery on November 26 and joked that it was like “surgery on a grape”. His family kept fans updated via his Twitter update letting people know when he was out of surgery. His daughter Illana had control of her dad’s phone and tweeted that “everything went smoothly”. From there, it was a waiting game to see if the surgeons got out all the cancer or if further treatment would be needed.
BB19 Castmates Support Kevin
From the get-go, Kevin Schlehuber’s closest pals from the CBS reality show, including Christmas Abbott (who’s got her own drama), were supportive. Christmas plus Elena Davis and Mark Jansen from BB20 sent well-wishes. Christmas called him a “thriver” and said she knew he would kick cancer’s ass. It sounds like that is exactly what he’s done.
Congrats to Kevin Schlehuber and his family for this great news, right in time for a happy holiday. We also send warm regards on his continued recovery.
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