Transcript for Amy Robach Diagnosed With Breast Cancer
Very soon. Why. A. It was just six weeks ago that -- took over GMA. I had no idea then of course how quickly my -- was an attempt to change we have made a commitment real commitment. To bring you what you need to know to be healthy and -- -- -- war. We were kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with real survivors and celebrities -- light pink pink pink doing okay. I want to say I was happy to do my part but honestly I was a little reluctant at first we're here in the -- stronger and you're being so strong today. -- -- I had been asked if I'd get a mammogram on air to demystify and for women who might be nervous you're -- live have a mammogram -- never -- that. I'm forty I'm the aids and I have been putting it off the truth is I had been putting some -- year. Between flying all over the world for work. And running around with my kids to school in ballet and gymnastics like so many women I just can't pushing it off until now. That morning I didn't -- he's explaining why I had a -- And I started thinking wow if I put it off how many other people. Have put in office while. -- to seat Robin Roberts and she's if you -- me if one -- to save because of early detection. It's all worth it now so very. Very great moment for our dear colleague Amy -- she's -- -- -- these staffers having a mammogram. Inside that ban I was pretty call -- and there really wasn't anything to be scared it was over -- a few minutes and then my smiling friends were reading form. We've heard so much less than I thought it has been heard it was like nothing I gotta tell you she was so nervous this morning. She still had -- right now I just cannot. And that was it. Or so I thought. Because a short time later I was asked to come back for more scans. Then last week a tornado -- tests doctors move quickly when their concerns finally. The diagnosis. That still hard for need to say out loud I have breast cancer yeah. I knew that I have a fight ahead of me but I also know that I have a lot worth fighting for. And I'm still grateful that I got that mammograms that day at GMA. -- words still tackling incited me if I got the mammogram on the -- and it saved one life -- it's all worth it she had said. It never occurred to me that life would be mine.
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