"Anytime you have the big C put in front of you, you do a lot of reflecting on your life. You learn who your real friends are. Sometimes in this town, you don't know how people will react. My family and those friends who knew about it before it became public, have been wonderful. I am very grateful." Angie Everhart is thankful for her loved ones as she battles thyroid cancer. The model-turned-actress is set to undergo surgery on Tuesday (14May13).