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"Good Morning America" Robin Roberts has breast cancer

 The co-anchor of the "Good Morning America", Robin Roberts, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

"Good Morning America" Robin Roberts has breast cancer Robin Roberts, co-anchor of the ABC's "Good Morning America", made a stunning revelation on her show on Tuesday. Roberts, 46, confessed to the viewers that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will undergo a surgery as soon as Friday. According to Roberts, there is no cancer history in her family. In a heart-to-heart talk in front of the camera she said:

 "I am so blessed that I found this in the early stages and the prognosis is so promising that my doctor expects me to be flying planes and hanging on to submarines in the middle of the Atlantic and scaling the Mayan pyramids in no time."

 Robin Roberts has been the co-anchor of "Good Morning America" along with Diane Sawyer since May of 2005, but she has contributed to the show since 1995 and was the newsreader until she was named one of the anchors two years ago.

 Her career started as a sportscaster in Mississippi, then she moved to Tennessee and in 1988 she was a sports anchor for the WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as a radio host for the popular Atlanta radio station "V-103". In 1990 Robin Roberts joined ESPN as a sportscaster and won three Emmy Awards with the sports network.

Published on 07/31/2007

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