Ami Brown is losing a significant amount of weight due to her illness. The “Alaskan Bush People” matriarch now weighs only 86 pounds. For several weeks, fans saw her courageously fight the debilitating disease. Ami has been first diagnosed with lung cancer about a year ago, and in the previous season, her illness has been the focus of the TV show.

Latest health update

A few days ago, the official Facebook page [VIDEO] of “Alaskan Bush People” shared the most recent update on Ami Brown’s health. Fans learned that she was at the hospital to attend another chemotherapy treatment. The update has a cheerful voice that even wished everyone to have a great weekend.

In a way, it is positive news since the matriarch was not rushed to the emergency room but just attending a treatment session.

However, recent news from Radar Online reveals that Ami Brown is losing a significant amount of weight. While the news is not uncommon to patients undergoing therapy, the gossip site shares that she is now down to only 86 pounds. Previous reports claim that the matriarch was bound to a wheelchair. However, the latest report from the site reveals that she is now bed-ridden.

Ami and her family are now in California renting a home while she goes through a series of chemotherapy and radiation treatment in Los Angeles. In her most recent statement, Ami expressed that she realized that it is very easy just to give up and die while not disregarding the fact that it could be her last days.

However, she said that she has the will to fight. Fans have been hoping that the matriarch’s health would improve. In fact, many fans are leaving positive messages on Ami’s fan pages and. Since she was diagnosed with the disease, her family tried their best to remain positive. Over the past weeks, however, Ami’s health has been fast deteriorating.

Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Ami Brown was diagnosed with Stage three lung cancer that later progressed to Stage four. According to Cancer Treatment Centers of America Stage IV, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the disease’s most advanced form. In this stage, cancer has already spread to other parts of the body. The center reveals that there are about 40 percent of NSCLC patients are diagnosed with lung cancer when it has already reached stage IV. Unfortunately, the five-year survival rate of patients diagnosed with the disease is less than 10 percent.

But miracles happen every day. As long as “Alaskan Bush People” matriarch Ami Brown continues to fight for the disease, hope springs eternal.