The star of VH1's "Real Chance of Love" -- who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer -- will begin intense chemo treatments this week in order to fight off the disease ... TMZ has learned.
A rep for Ahmad Givens -- who goes by Real -- tells TMZ that the reality star met with doctors Thursday at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. The docs advised him to begin oral chemotherapy -- which is chemo taken in the form of a pill rather than an IV -- ASAP. The entire process is likely to take at least two years.
The rep tells us Real is raising money to cover the staggering medical bills -- claiming his insurance will only foot about 40% of the costs.
We're told Real's devastated by the news, but staying strong for his family. And wants to do everything in his power to get better.
'Real Chance of Love' Star
to Attack Colon Cancer
3/23/2013 5:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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