Back in April of 2015, Mob Wives star Angela Raiola was diagnosed with throat cancer.
That same month, she underwent surgery, and the tumor was successfully removed.
"Big Ang," as she's known to fans, announced online that she was in complete remission, and she even scheduled a public appearance tour to celebrate.
Sadly, just last month Raiola learned that her cancer had returned in a particularly aggressive form.
In a public statement, Raiola's family revealed that the popular reality TV star is now fighting stage 4 cancer, and doctors have advised that she prepare for the worst.
“Chemotherapy was started January 5," said Ang's sister, Janice Detore.
"On January 26th the doctor reviewed her CT scan and informed us that the treatment was not working, and in fact one tumor grew larger and the other tumors had no change.”
Today, Ang appeared on The Dr. Oz Show for her first interview since learning that the cancer had returned.
She revealed that doctors have given her a 30 percent chance of survival, and that she's parted ways with her husband of six years, Neil Murphy, after he failed to "step up" during her treatment.
Watch Big Ang talk about her illness and her decision to go it alone in the clip below: