'Days of Our Lives' star Kassie Wesley DePaiva reveals she has cancer

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'Days of Our Lives' Star Kassie Wesley DePaiva Diagnosed with Cancer

Soap opera star Kassie Wesley DePaiva disclosed to her fans on Thursday that she has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.

"(I) have spent six of the last nine weeks in the hospital," the 55-year-old actress wrote on her blog. "I will continue treatment over the next three months. My prognosis is good, I will not likely need a stem cell/bone marrow transplant, and we expect a complete cure. I consider this just a bump in the road."

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DePaiva portrayed Blair Cramer on One Life to Live for 10 years, before returning to her role as Eve Donovan Larson on Days of Our Lives.

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NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 28: Kassie DePaiva attends Seventh Annual Soap Opera Update Awards on September 28, 1996 at the Manhattan Center in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Eden Riegel, Wally Kurth, Paull Goldin, Tamara Tunie, Kyle Lowder, Kassie DePaiva, Eva La Rue and Susan Lucci sing the Love Medley (Photo by Marc Bryan-Brown/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MAY 21: Actress Kassie DePaiva poses backstage at the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on May 21, 2004 at Radio City Music Hall, in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MAY 02: (U.S. TABS OUT) 'One Life To Live' actor Kassie Depaiva poses for photos at Bacardi's Big Apple Celebrity Fashion Show After Party at Stone Rose May 02, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
Kassie Depaiva during Bacardi Big Apple Goes High Style at Time Warner Center in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Kassie DePaiva attends the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards at Madison Square Garden November 15, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Kassie DePaiva during New York City Hosts Reception in Honor of 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Gracie Mansion in New York, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Kassie DePaiva attends the 39th Annual Country Music Association Awards at Madison Square Garden November 15, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Kassie DePaiva during 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Outside Arrivals at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - AUGUST 25: (L-R) Hillary B. Smith, Kathy Brier, James DePaiva, Kassie DePaiva, Melissa Archer and Tika Sumpter attend Opening Night Performance of 'Two Gentlemen of Verona - The Musical' at Central Park on August 25, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - APRIL 22: Kassie DePaiva arrive to the Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards at the Marriot Marquis Hotel on April 22, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 27: Actresses Kassie DePaiva and Lisa Rinna attend the annual Daytime Emmy nominee party presented by SOAPnet held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on April 27, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Kassie DePaiva and Renee Goldsberry during 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Gift Suite - Day 1 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Kevin Parry/WireImage for ON 3 PRODUCTIONS)
Renee Goldsberry and Kassie DePaiva during 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Gift Suite - Day 1 in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Kevin Parry/WireImage for ON 3 PRODUCTIONS)
Kassie DePaiva during SOAPnet & National TV Academy Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee Party - Arrivals at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 22: Kassie DePaiva from 'One Life to Live' speaks (R) while Eden Riegel from 'All My Children' listens at Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS ringing of the NASDAQ opening bell on February 22, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD , CA - APRIL 28: (L-r) Actress Cady McClain, Kassie DePaiva and Laura Wright speak onstage during the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on April 28, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Maura West and Kassie DePaiva (Photo by Chris Polk/FilmMagic for Variety Magazine)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 25: (L-R) Renee Goldsberry from One Life to Live, Susan Lucci from All My Children, Bobbie Eakes from All My Children and Kassie DePaiva from One Life to Live attend the third annual 'ABC Daytime salutes Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' after-party held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on February 25, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)
Kassie DePaiva during 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by M. Tran/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MARCH 02: Actress Kassie DePaiva arrives at the 4th Annual ABC Daytime Salutes Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS at the Marriot Marquee on March 2, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 19: Actress Kassie DePaiva attends SOAPnet's 'Night Before Party' at Crimson & Opera on June 19, 2008 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 20: Actress Kassie DePaiva arrives at the 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on June 20, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MARCH 09: Kassie DePaiva attends the 5th Annual ABC and SOAPnet Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit at Marriott Marquis on March 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL: COUNTRY'S NIGHT TO ROCK - Scheduled for Friday and Saturday, June 12-13, the ABC Block Party, hosted by Cameron Mathison ('Ryan Lavery' on 'All My Children'), promised entertainment for all ages. In addition to the weekend festivities, the Divas of Daytime: Kathy Brier and Kassie DePaiva ('Marcie McBain' and 'Blair McBain,' respectively, from 'One Life to Live'), and Bobbie Eakes ('Krystal Carey' on 'All My Children'), made their Nashville debut as a trio. The Festival is taped for a summer special 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock,' airing MONDAY, AUGUST 31 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on ABC. (Photo by Adam Larkey/ABC via Getty Images) BOBBIE EAKES, KATHY BRIER, KASSIE DEPAIVA
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Kassie DePaiva (Blair) and Florencia Lozano (Tea) in a scene that airs the week of October 5, 2009 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL09 (Photo by Anthony Randell/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, FLORENCIA LOZANO
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Kassie DePaiva (Blair) and Trevor St. John (Todd) in a scene that airs the week of October 5, 2009 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL09 (Photo by Anthony Randell/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, TREVOR ST. JOHN
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Kassie DePaiva (Blair) and Trevor St. John (Todd) in a scene that airs the week of October 19, 2009 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL09 (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, TREVOR ST. JOHN
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Michael Lowry (Ross) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) in a scene to begin airing the week of December 7, 2009 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL09 (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) MICHAEL LOWRY, KASSIE DEPAIVA
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Press lunch at ABC with 'One Life to Live''s Cramer Women on Jan. 7, 2010. 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 -3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Shown here is Kassie DePaiva ('Blair') (Photo by Steve Fenn/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Gina Tognoni (Kelly), Robin Strasser (Dorian) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) from ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL10 (Photo by Steve Fenn/ABC via Getty Images) GINA TOGNONI, ROBIN STRASSER, KASSIE DEPAIVA
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live' moved to a new studio in New York on February 16, 2010. To celebrate the move to the larger space, the cast had a celebratory lunch on the set. 'One Life to Live' airs Monday - Friday (2-3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL10 (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Matt Walton (Elijah) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) in a scene that airs the week of April 12, 2010 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL10 (Photo by Steve Fenn/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, MATT WALTON
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Trevor St. John (Todd) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) in a scene that begins airing the week of April 26, 2010 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL10 (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) TREVOR ST. JOHN, KASSIE DEPAIVA
THE CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL - The ABC Summer Block Party is back and ready to rock at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The party got started on Friday, June 11, continued through Saturday, June 12 (11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., CT). In addition to the games, autograph sessions and Q&A sessions were held with Melissa Archer, Bree Williamson and Kassie DePaiva ('One Life to Live'). The premiere Country Music festival will be taped for a special, 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock,' airing Wednesday, September 1 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. (Photo by Nick Bumgardner/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, BREE WILLIAMSON, MELISSA ARCHER
ONE LIFE TO LIVE - Kristen Alderson (Starr) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) in a scene that airs the week of May 10, 2010 on ABC Daytime's 'One Life to Live.' 'One Life to Live' airs Monday-Friday (2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. OLTL10 (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) KRISTEN ALDERSON, KASSIE DEPAIVA
ABC DAYTIME - (April 24-25, 2010) ABC Daytime and SOAPnet return as the presenting sponsor of the 2010 Stagecoach Country Music Festival. The event, held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, is a part of ABC Daytime and SOAPnetÃs Soap Nation Tour, an ongoing initiative to bring the stars to more fans in more cities more often. Actors from all three award-winning soaps, ÃAll My Childrenà (AMC), ÃOne Life to Liveà (OLTL) and ÃGeneral Hospitalà (GH) are integrated into the event, introducing musical acts and interacting with fans on the Mane Stage. (Photo by Adam Larkey/ABC via Getty Images) KASSIE DEPAIVA, JASON THOMPSON
Kassie DePaiva attends the 7th Annual ABC & SOAPnet Salute Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Benefit closing celebration at The New York Marriott Marquis on March 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/WireImage)
THREE LAKES, WI - AUGUST 03: Kassie DePaiva reacts to a question during a Q&A session during ABC Daytime/SOAPnet Star-Studded Block Party on August 3, 2010 in Three Lakes, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike Roemer/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Kassie DePaiva attends 'We Are What We Are' at Planet Hollywood Times Square on September 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
THE VIEW - 'THE VIEW' salutes the daytime drama 'ONE LIFE TO LIVE,' which is having its final broadcast on Jan. 13th. Guest co-host Erika Slezak and cast members were guests on the show which airs on FRIDAY, JAN. 13 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) JAMES DEPAIVA, KASSIE DEPAIVA
DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- Season: 48 -- Pictured: Kassie DePaiva as Eve Donovan -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 22: Actress Kassie DePaiva attends The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 22, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NATAS)
DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- 'Fan Event' -- Pictured: (l-r) Shawn Christian, Kassie DePaiva, Guy Wilson, Daniel Cosgrove, Kristian Alfonso -- (Photo by: David Becker/NBC)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 22: Actress Kassie DePaiva attends The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 22, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NATAS)
BURBANK, CA - APRIL 26: Actress Kassie Wesley DePaiva attends The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
STUDIO CITY, CA - OCTOBER 19: Actresses Kassie DePaiva (L) and True O'Brien attend Celebrity Bowling Tournament Benefiting Childhelp at PINZ Bowling & Entertainment Center on October 19, 2014 in Studio City, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/WireImage)
BURBANK, CA - APRIL 26: Actress Kassie Wesley DePaiva attends The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for NATAS)
Actress Kassie Depaiva attends the 'Days Of Our Lives' 50th Anniversary at the Hollywood Palladium on November 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Kassie DePaiva arrives at the 40th Anniversary of the Soap Opera Digest at The Argyle on February 24, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Kassie DePaiva and James DePaiva arrive at the 40th Anniversary of the Soap Opera Digest at The Argyle on February 24, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Actress Kassie Depaiva attends the 'Days Of Our Lives' 50th Anniversary at the Hollywood Palladium on November 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01: Actress Kassie Wesley DePaiva arrives at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on May 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 27: Actor Kassie DePaiva attends the 2016 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees Reception Arrivals at The Hollywood Museum on April 27, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)
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The daytime TV star praised her support group for being there for her during this difficult time. "I have amazing prayer warriors, family, and friends that have been extremely supportive," she continued. "I have a strong faith that strengthens me every step of the way."

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DePaiva promised her fans that she plans to return toDays of Our Lives when she's able. "Although I'm unable to be 'camera ready' now...my goal is (to) get back to stirring up trouble in Salem soon," she wrote. "Keep me in you(r) thoughts and prayers."

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