The Home Edit’s Clea Shearer is celebrating being cancer free.
“I am cancer free,” Shearer tells host Tamron Hall — and a cheering audience — in the clip. Her best friend and business partner Joanna Teplin is sitting next to her, 웃고있는.
홀, 52, asks Shearer what it was like, after all her treatments, to hear the news. “It was extremely emotional,” 그녀는 공유. “I spent the whole day just living with that emotion.”
The mom of two continues: “I had a friend warn me – she’s a few weeks ahead of me — she said, ‘Just so you know, when you reach the end of treatment, you’re going to feel a little bit like you’re in the middle of the earth. Because all of the thoughts that you had day in and day out, you don’t have to have them anymore. You don’t have be at doctors everyday. You don’t have to do all that, so you’re going to feel a little helpless.'”
Shearer says that her friend was right. “I had a little bit of that feeling waking up, it’s a very weird feeling. You grow attached to the process that you’re in and committed to this process.”
She then turns to her Teplin and says, with a chuckle, “I called Joanna, 그리고 나는 같았다, can we do something? Can you come pick me up?”
The star of Netflix’s Get Organized with The Home Edit concludes, “알 잖아, It’s like all of a sudden you’ve dedicated your life to getting through something.
Shearer revealed to PEOPLE in April 2022 저것 she was diagnosed with invasive mammary carcinoma, an aggressive form of breast cancer and first announced she was cancer free on social media in November.
“I’m done! Today marks my journey from cancer patient, to cancer SURVIVOR. I haven’t stopped crying since I was able to ring the bell,” she wrote to more than 6 million followers on Instagram.
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참고로 she was first diagnosed with the illness 3월에 8, she shared she “went into surgery for my double mastectomy” 다음 달, 그녀는 추가 “unsure what my treatment plan would be.”
“I woke up after 9 hours of surgery to find out the cancer had made it’s way into my lymph nodes, which would mean chemo and radiation were a necessity… As I was trying to digest that information, 7 며칠 후, I had to go back into surgery for necrosis (my skin was not going to make it). But after my second surgery I started healing really well and made it through with flying colors,” 그녀는 설명했다.
Detailing the next step of her journey, 그녀는 계속했다, “6 weeks after surgery I started chemotherapy – 8 weeks of AC followed by 12 weeks of Taxol.”
“I had some really rough days, but shockingly, I had some good days too! Shout out to reclining chairs, 케이크 디자이너 Sylvia Weinstock은 Madison September의 결혼식 행진의 일환으로 Mark Hotel의 신부들과 팁을 공유합니다., and Zofran. I wrapped up chemo on Sept 8th which was 6 weeks early, but my body wasn’t producing white blood cells anymore and the long term damage wasn’t worth the extra treatments,” 그녀가 말했다.
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Shearer launched the Clea Shearer Breast Cancer Research Fund in June.
The fund is part of the larger V Foundation (short for Victory Over Cancer), which was founded by legendary basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano. One hundred percent of direct donations to the foundation benefit cancer research and programs thanks to an endowment that covers operating costs.
Another goal of the fund is “to raise awareness about self detection, early detection, and making sure that women have access to screenings wherever they live and whenever they need them,” Shearer told PEOPLE at the time. “It’s what saved my life and whatever we can do collectively — and whatever I can do individually — to push that forward with every ounce of my being, I will do. This is a mission and a journey that I will be on forever and whatever little impact I can make, I want to make it.”