MTV reality star Diem Brown, who has bravely battled cancer for nearly a decade, is now fighting for her life in a New York City hospital, E! reports.
Brown's close friend, E! correspondent Alicia Quarles shared this update:
"Diem went into the hospital on Sunday. Her family is amazing, her father is here, her sisters, her brothers, all of her friends, we've been surrounding her non-stop. Last night wasn't a good night, but ... the doctors said 'anybody else would not have survived last night, but Diem continues to amaze them.' She is stable now, today is a good day and that's all we can ask for.'
Diem, 32, asked Quarles to tell her fans to 'pray for her,' as she believes in the power of prayer.
On Instagram, Diem opened up about her strong will to fight. She wrote, " Need tons of prayers, advice, support and outreach. I'm not taking no for an answer. Alicia Quarles will take medical advice. Contact her. We know there is hope and help. We need you."
Diem has been very candid about her health struggles since she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer ten years ago at age 23. In 2012, she revealed that the cancer had returned. In October, she received even more difficult news: The cancer found in her stomach and colon in August spread to her liver and lymph nodes.
If you'd like to help support Diem's battle, check out her MedGift page.
Diem Brown hospitalized after setback in cancer battle
Please watch tonight's @enews 4 an update on @diembrown #diemstrong #prayersup Photo credit: @peoplemag
I NEED PRAyErs and advice my doctors are seemingly giving up but I won't & can't rollover. Whatever option I have to LIVE I'm grabbing!
Need prayers, advice, support & outreach. No is not an option. Contact @alicialquarles We know there is hope & help http://t.co/08yS0iIOZq
Thanks girls for holding my hand - no matter how many times you go through cancer.. The first chemo back always gives me so much anxiety & emotions... Love y'all now it's #ChemoTime #KillTheCancer @danamlevy @julierotondi
My heart. #DiemStrong @DiemBrownMTV I love you. http://t.co/8zD6QgeTXP
Toasting the strongest girl we know: #diemstrong #friendsarefamily w/ @faithbrown7 @clarkejryan @cupeachez @julierotondi @elisemiller22 @erincoolnessyall @aneesamtv @sasansoleimani
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Diem Brown attends Us Weekly's Most Stylish New Yorkers of 2014 at Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel on September 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) TV personality Diem Brown visits the Young Hollywood Studio on February 2, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alyse Gilbert/Young Hollywood/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 17: Diem Brown attends The Make-A-Wish Foundation Holiday Preview Fashion Show Presented by bebe at Social Hollywood on October 17, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 04: TV personality Diem Brown attends the House of Harlow, Clandestine Industries and Switch Boutique Fashion Show held at Boulevard3 on June 4, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for MMA)
Diem Brown (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
Yeaaaaaa woke up pain free today!! It's crazy been praying for one day just one day to wake up feeling good & today BOOM it's here! 😜 Put on a cute flannel (thx @jamiejchung ) & going to keep ontop of meds today so I can keep this feeling as long as possible lol
It's nuts when you feel like you keep getting kicked down over and over and you don't think you can take anymore --- the simplest thing happens & it reenergizes you... Thank you to everyone for your prayers and love and support thank you from the bottom of my heart! 💓💕 Realllly needed this today and I just can't be more grateful to wake up & feel excited to feel good :)
#Repost from @alicialquarles with @repostapp --- Clearly we were delirious last night in the ER. @diembrown & @JulieRotondi are the best at making lemonade out of lemons. I'm pretty sure the doctors could not wait for Jules & I to leave & stop terrorizing them.
Hey you two terrorizing them got me a corner room in the ER upgrade aka (put them FAR away as possible) lol 😘 Can't wait to come home tomorrow! That surgery was a cake walk compared to last time!
Ps: #ElvisLip #Sugarland