EasyDNNNewsCalendar

Archive

EasyDNNNews

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Amy Robach of ABC Says On-Air Mammogram Found Breast Cancer

Nov. 12, 2013 - New York Times: Amy Robach, an anchor on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” had avoided her doctor’s recommendation for a mammogram screening for a year, when a producer for the show called at the end of September and asked her to consider undergoing a televised mammogram. On Oct. 1, as all the major television networks promoted the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ms. Robach submitted to the screening live on the show. A television camera discreetly showed the procedure. Normally, these morning-show segments end there. But unbeknown to viewers, the mammogram turned up evidence of cancer. On Monday Ms. Robach announced on “Good Morning America” that she would undergo a double mastectomy later this week.
Print
0 Comments

Categories: 2013, News, AdvocacyNumber of views: 7437

Tags: