Jill Zarin and her husband, Bobby, have been through a lot in recent years. They have battled thyroid cancer, lung cancer, and now are gearing up for the fight of his life, literally. Zarin announced that Bobby's cancer is back and this time, it spread to his brain.

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Where do you know Jill Zarin from?

Fans will remember Jill Zarin from her four seasons on the "Real Housewives of New York" opposite Ramona Singer. Bobby Zarin was on the show on several occasions but not as much as some of the other husbands across the franchise. Rumors of a Zarin return for the "Real Housewives of New York" were thrown around over the last two seasons but with this news, it is unlikely she will be returning.

How long have the Zarins been battling cancer?

Bobby Zarin was initially diagnosed with thyroid cancer back in 2009.

Jill Zarin on Watch What Happens Live (screen grab)
Jill Zarin on Watch What Happens Live (screen grab)

He underwent surgery to have it removed while Jill remained by his side. In 2013, it was discovered that his cancer had returned but went to his lungs. Bobby underwent surgery again and was given a clean bill of health, until recently. According to Us Weekly, Jill Zarin announced that Bobby Zarin was diagnosed with cancer once again. This time though, it isn't looking good. The cancer has been discovered in his brain.

While the family is remaining hopeful, Jill Zarin broke down when talking about it on the red carpet last night.

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She was attending the Angel ball in New York City and when asked about her husband, she lost it. She told the press that she is remaining hopeful and mentioned all of the amazing doctors who were treating Bobby.

For now, Jill and Bobby Zarin will be traveling to Houston where he will undergo treatment. It wasn't made clear about what the prognosis is at this point, but the fact that it is brain cancer says a lot. The couple does not have any children together but they each have at least one child of their own.

The ladies from the "Real Housewives of New York" have yet to speak out, but it is expected that they will stand behind their former castmate as she navigates this journey with her husband.

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