Christina Applegate Offers Giuliana Rancic Support After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Steven Bergman/AFF-USA; Tony DiMaio/Startraks

updated 10/19/2011 AT 11:10 AM ET

originally published 10/19/2011 AT 11:30 AM ET

Christina Applegate knows what Giuliana Rancic is going through, and says she’ll be there if the E! host – who has breast cancer – ever wants to talk.

“I know what that phone call sounds like and feels like,” Applegate, 39, herself a breast-cancer survivor, tells E! Online. “I hope she knows that I’m here if she wants to ever talk about it.”

Still, Applegate, who was declared cancer-free after a double mastectomy in 2008, realizes the sensitive nature of the topic, and wouldn’t presume to give unsolicited advice.


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