Bill Rancic Speaks Out On Giuliana’s Cancer Battle
First Published: October 20, 2011 3:07 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Bill Rancic is working hard to keep up the spirits of his wife, E! host Giuliana Rancic, who earlier this week underwent a double lumpectomy, after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
“She’s a trooper, she pulled through it and was kind of relieved to get it over, and get the cancer out and she’s doing well at home, recovering,” Bill told Anne Curry on Thursday’s “Today” show. “I’m adding nurse to my resume now. She’s having a lot of fun with it.”
Bill detailed Giuliana’s lumpectomy procedure on “Today,” noting she went through a two-hour-long MRI, followed by a mammogram, and a two-hour surgery.
Like many husbands in similar situations, Bill wishes he could do more than just support his wife.
“Giuliana’s had a tough year and a half, between the IVF attempts and now this… For me, I just wish I could carry some of the load,” he said. “I wish I could take some of the pain away.
“I’m doing everything I can to support her,” he added.
Bill said the pair, who is hoping to have a child one day, is thankful they caught Giuliana’s cancer early.
“We’re viewing this as a gift; it was caught accidentally very, very early,” he said.
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