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Michelle Profis
April 09, 2012 AT 09:19 PM EDT

Tamra Barney, one of the stars of  Real Housewives of Orange County, has revealed that she was recently treated for cervical cancer, reports People. In an upcoming episode of The Dr. Oz Show, the Bravo star discusses her decision to remove her breast implants, also revealing that she had another motivation for the surgery: “I had lumps in my breast, and I had cervical cancer that needed to be removed. I needed to take over my body.”

Barney, 44,  recently made headlines when she announced her engagement to boyfriend Eddie Judge last month.

The episode featuring the her interview will air on Thursday.

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