'Vanderpump Rules' Beauty Ariana Madix Suffers Through Cancer Scare

Vanderpump Rules Star Ariana Madix Reveals Cancer Scare

Feb. 2 2019, Updated 12:49 a.m. ET

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Vanderpump Rules star Ariana Madix stunned her fans by referring to having gone through a cancer scare in 2018.

In marking the New Year, Madix, 33, wrote on Instagram, alongside a hot bikini photo of herself, "Everyone is doing it so here's a long but sincere post about this past year!.... I had to have a lil bit o'cancer removed from my body and lymph nodes biopsied. (In the clear now!)."

The cancer shocker was buried in a post in which Madix also wrote, "2018 was a year full of huge moments that were unplanned. Lifelong dreams fulfilled and unexpected hardships overcome.

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"We went to Cuba and Japan! I dreamt of going to both from such a young age."

Then, the SUR server dropped the cancer news.

Madix, whose boyfriend is Tom Sandoval, mostly stressed the good times of her year, also recalling, "I started a business and got to raise money for my favorite charity. I kicked ass in the horse show ring. I fell more in love with my boyfriend and my girlfriends, but most importantly: MYSELF."

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She went on to write about taking a step back from her "intense ambition" for and resolved to pursue "resolution and healing" for 2019.

Madix has threatened to break up with Sandoval in the past.

As readers know, Madix, a Lisa Vanderpump favorite, was involved in a bombshell on VPR's new season when Sandoval said to her on camera, "You've been in a relationship with a girl before."

Madix yelled back, "That is not your business to tell."

Now, she's told all about her cancer battle.

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