HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Kathy Bates has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is recovering Thursday from a double mastectomy, she announced on Twitter.

The 64-year-old actress said she was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago.

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Bates hasn’t tweeted in months, stopping shortly after her show Harry’s Law was canceled.

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She tweeted Wednesday for the first time since May 28.

The Oscar-winning actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003.

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She was nominated for an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for Harry’s Law in 2011 and 2012.