'Inside Edition' anchor to undergo cancer surgery after viewer spots lump: Watch

"Inside Edition" anchor Deborah Norville will undergo cancer surgery after a viewer spotted a lump on her neck, she revealed to viewers on Monday.

"You know, we live in a world of 'see something, say something,' and I'm really glad we do," Norville said in a pre-taped video message. "When you work in television, viewers comment on everything: Your hair, your makeup, the dress you're wearing and, a long time ago, an 'Inside Edition' viewer reached out to say she'd seen something on my neck. It was a lump."

"Well, I'd never noticed the thing, but I did have it checked out, and the doctor said it was nothing -- a thyroid nodule," Norville, who has been anchoring "Inside Edition" since 1995, went on. "And, for years it was nothing, until recently, it was something."

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'Inside Edition' anchor Deborah Norville out and about in recent years
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 04: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Journalist Deborah Norville visits the SiriusXM Studios on February 04, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 15: Deborah Norville and Lauren Veronis attend Publication Party For Karen LeFrak's New Book, Sleepover At The Museum at Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History on January 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 6: Deborah Norville speaks at The New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children's 2018 Food & Wine Gala at The Metropolitan Club on November 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 6: Deborah Norville attends The New York Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children's 2018 Food & Wine Gala at The Metropolitan Club on November 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Journalist Deborah Norville attends the 28th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on October 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Journalist Deborah Norville attends the 'Fahrenheit 11/9' New York premiere at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on September 13, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
THE WHITBY HOTEL (18 W 56TH STRE, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2018/06/27: Deborah Norville attends Whitney New York Screening at the Whitby Hotel. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Deborah Norville and Karl Wellner attend 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & the Catholic Imagination', the 2018 Costume Institute Benefit at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Deborah Norville attends the 2018 New York City Ballet Spring Gala at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center on May 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Deborah Norville visits SiriusXM Studios on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Deborah Norville attends the 45th Chaplin Award Gala Honoring Helen Mirren on April 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Deborah Norville and Karl Wellner attend The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children's 2018 Spring Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on April 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Deborah Norville attends Museum of the City of New York Winter Ball on February 22, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Deborah Norville attends The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 2017 Food & Wine Gala on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Deborah Norville and Tracie Hotchner attend The Launch of 'Joan Rivers Confidential' published by Abrams at Maxwell's Chophouse on October 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Journalist Deborah Norville attends 'mother!' New York Premiere at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 02: Deborah Norville is seen on August 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Janet Mayer/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 25: Michael Douglas and Deborah Norville attend Magrino PR 25th Anniversary at Bar SixtyFive at Rainbow Room on July 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Deborah Norville (L) and Karl Wellner attend the New York City Ballet 2017 Spring Gala at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Deborah Norville and Karl Wellner attend Through The Kitchen with the Cancer Research Institute at The Grill & The Pool Restaurants on April 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: TV personality Deborah Norville attends 'Becoming Warren Buffett' World premiere at The Museum of Modern Art on January 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01: Deborah Norville attends Magnolia Pictures & The Cinema Society Host the Premiere of 'Harry Benson: Shoot First' at the Beekman Theatre on December 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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"The doctor says it's a very localized form of cancer, which tomorrow I'll have surgery to have removed," she added. "There'll be no chemo and, I'm told, no radiation, but I will have surgery and I'll be away for a bit, so Diane [McInerney] will be holding down the fort. If you believe in prayer, please say one for me and one for my surgeon, and I thank you very much. I'll be away for a bit, but I do hope you'll tune into 'Inside Edition' every day. Until then, thanks for watching."

Before her time on "Inside Edition," Norville was a reporter for the "Today" show and CBS News. It's unclear how long her surgery will have her sidelined from "Inside Edition," which airs on CBS, or what exactly her diagnosis is.

Norville's reveal comes six years after a similar situation happened on HGTV. During a 2013 marathon of "Flip or Flop" starring then-married couple Christina and Tarek El Moussa, a nurse who was watching the show noticed a lump on Tarek's throat and contacted the show's producers about it.

After getting it checked out by doctors, Tarek was diagnosed with Stage-2 thyroid cancer and subsequently had his thyroid and lymph nodes removed and underwent radiation. He's been in remission ever since.

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'Flip or Flop' couple Christina El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa together
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PASADENA, CA - APRIL 30: TV Personalities Tarek El Moussa (L) and Christina El Moussa (R) attend the press room for the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
PASADENA, CA - APRIL 30: TV Personalities Tarek El Moussa (L) and Christina El Moussa (R) attend the press room for the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
PASADENA, CA - APRIL 30: Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa present the award for outstanding entertainment news program at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa attend Tarek and Christina, TV's Favorite House Flippers, Featured at TREND/Stone Source Event in New York on September 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa attend Tarek and Christina, TV's Favorite House Flippers, Featured at TREND/Stone Source Event in New York on September 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa attend Tarek and Christina, TV's Favorite House Flippers, Featured at TREND/Stone Source Event in New York on September 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAKEWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Tarek and Christina El Moussa, hosts of HGTV's hit show Flip or Flop, visited the HGTV Santa HQ at Lakewood Center. The reality stars visited with Santa, toured the new digital Santa headquarters and celebrated the holidays with fans on December 13, 2014 in Lakewood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Lakewood Center)
LAKEWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Tarek and Christina El Moussa, hosts of HGTV's hit show Flip or Flop, visited the HGTV Santa HQ at Lakewood Center. The reality stars visited with Santa, toured the new digital Santa headquarters and celebrated the holidays with fans on December 13, 2014 in Lakewood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Lakewood Center)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Jason Langford, Christina El Moussa & Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', new North American brand ambassadors, and Jamie Diaz attend the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and ?Immense? product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Christina & Tarek El Moussa of HGTVâs âFlip or Flop,â new North American brand attend the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and âImmenseâ product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Christina & Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', new North American brand ambassadors, attend the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and âImmenseâ product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Kenya Moore of Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta', Christina El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', new North American brand ambassadors, attend the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and ?Immense? product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
TV hosts Tarek El Moussa , right, and his wife Christina El Moussa, second from right, talk during filming of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop' reality TV show as they discuss what to do with this recently purchase house in Whittier on July 19, 2013. The single story 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,112 sq. ft home was purchased for $275,000 cash in a short sale. They will put up to $40,000 into fixing it up and hope to sell for $350,00- $400,000. It came with a bonus room. It was discovered the bonus room had a bad foundation and was demolished. They also discovered mold between the walls. (Photo by Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 2, 2014: Husband and wife team Tarek,right, and Christina El Moussa help contractor Steve Cederquist pull down a terminate invested trellis in the backyard of a home during the filming of an episode of 'Flip or Flop' on July 2, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
LAKEWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Tarek and Christina El Moussa, hosts of HGTV's hit show Flip or Flop, visited the HGTV Santa HQ at Lakewood Center. The reality stars visited with Santa, toured the new digital Santa headquarters and celebrated the holidays with fans on December 13, 2014 in Lakewood, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Lakewood Center)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Christina El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', new North American brand ambassador, attends the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and âImmenseâ product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 12: Christina El Moussa and Tarek El Moussa of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', new North American brand ambassadors, attend the TREND Group and Granite Transformations global rebranding and âImmenseâ product collection launch event at Temple House on March 12, 2016 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)
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