Julia Louis-Dreyfus has breast cancer

( CNN) Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced she has breast cancer in a affix on her official Twitter account.

“1 in 8 ladies get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one, ” Louis-Dreyfus wrote.

The 56 -year-old actress went on to say “The good bulletin is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and working friends, and stupendous guarantee through my union.”