Stephanie checks herself into the hospital and demands immediate attention to treat her disease. Eric, Ridge, and Thorne are surprised when they learn who was behind an anonymous message they received to meet at the Forrester Mansion. With Stephanie’ s permission, Taylor and Pam alert the family about Stephanie’ s cancer. Stephanie emotionally thanks Brooke for never giving up on her and vows to make a difference in the world after her recovery. They bid each other goodbye as Stephanie is wheeled into the operating room.