In November 2018, her cancer returned and had spread to her lungs, Us Weekly reported. Chapman underwent emergency surgery and started treatment that December.
Dog and Beth Chapman were married for 12 years. Their lives and work were chronicled in the A&E reality TV series, "Dog the Bounty Hunter." Beth Chapman was the bondswoman at the family's Da Kine Bail Bonds business in Honolulu, Hawaii. The business closed earlier this year.
After "Dog the Bounty Hunter" ended after eight seasons in 2012 they had three seasons of a spin-off show, "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt," on CMT. The spin-off aired for three seasons from 2013 to 2015.
The couple last worked on an upcoming WGN America reality TV series, "Dog's Most Wanted," which is set to air in 2020.