Mama June Shannon stated Anna 'Chickadee' Cardwell's cancer is terminal. The 43-year-old reality personality told that the family has 'accepted' Anna's fate.
"We know it's terminal," Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star stated. Stage 4. "She won't remit." 'We've accepted it, so I simply tell individuals one day at a time 'cause you never know.'
Cardwell, 28, was diagnosed with stage four liver, kidney, & lung cancer in January after adrenal carcinoma. Mama June called her health problem "always on my thoughts" & "an emotional rollercoaster."
Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson hopes her big sister fights longer than five years. Alana said, 'It is crazy to think that she may not be here probably in five years, but I'm hopeful that she can pull through and fight 10, 20 years.
Mama June said her daughter is fighting well. She was OK. "She's doing well." Anna's oldest daughter Kaitlyn, 10, is "aware" of her mother's condition, while Cardwell's youngest, Kylee, seven, is "too young to understand."
Lauryn said the 10-year-old knows but doesn't understand. She knows Mommy is unwell and may be away. She's more mature than 10 because she was raised around older people.
Kylee is 'too young' to understand, according to Alana. Mama June continued, 'She just knows Mama's unwell. Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Efird said her sister 'genuinely is OK' and can run errands alone.
She told the source she can drive, shop, and take the kids. She added her sister 'doesn't have hair, she has no eyebrows, she doesn't have any hair on her arms or anything like that.'
Cardwell's mother had four chemotherapies. "A lot of people thought that it was gonna make her sick and stuff like that," but Lauryn recovered fast.