May 10, 2010
Posted: 02:58 PM ET
Her co-hosts got the news Monday morning shortly before viewers did. "I thought it best not to talk about it too far in advance," Walters said.
The recovery process is expected to take one to three months. With a break in July and hiatus in August, Walters and her doctor decided that now was a good time to take care of business. Walters said she's known about the problem for "many months."
"You scared?" asked Whoopi Goldberg.
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