“I have something to tell you guys. I have cancer,” Griffin posted a note on her verified Instagram account on Monday.
“I’m about to go into surgery to remove half of my left lung,” the note continued. “Yes, I have lung cancer, although I have never smoked!”
Griffin’s doctors are “very optimistic” that the cancer is stage one and lies in his left lung, she said.
The star hopes she won’t have to undergo chemotherapy or radiation and should be “up and running as usual in a month or less.”
In July 2017, Griffin shaved his head in honor of his sister Joyce who was battling cancer; Her sister died that September. Griffin also lost his brother Gary to cancer in 2014.