Sackoff told the New York Post: "Luckily, for me, I had one of the most curable forms of it. Once the surgery was done to remove my thyroid, I took nine months off." In January of 2010, USA Weekend wrote: "She recently had a one-year check-up, which showed no signs of cancer, but not all of her scars have healed. 'It was the scariest thing I've ever been through,' she says. 'I'm still in therapy trying to get over it.'"