The actress shared the news on Twitter.

By Lindsay Kimble
September 28, 2017

This article originally appeared on People.com.

Emmy-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus has breast cancer, she announced through social media on Thursday.

“1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” the actress wrote. “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring friends, and fantastic insurance through my union.

Continued Louis-Dreyfus, 56, “The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality.”

Alongside the note, Louis-Dreyfus wrote, “Just when you thought…”

 

Just earlier this month the Veep star won her sixth consecutive Emmy, setting the record for most wins for a performance in the same role for the same series.

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