Robin Roberts' MDS Treatment Update: Leaving Hospital

The "GMA" anchor comes home for the first time since her bone-marrow transplant.
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We're going to turn, now, to that fantastic news about our friend, robin. She reached a major milestone yesterday on her road to recovery, homecoming. With friends and family by her side. 30 days ago, walke through these doors. And I'm going home. I'm going home. Reporter: Wednesday was celebration day. ♪ Amen you feel it now ♪ ♪ amen ♪ Reporter: Grateful for the outstanding care she's received, robin thanked the nurses and doctors. You're rock stars. Reporter: And in classic robin style, out of it as much as she loved them, she's not eager to return anytime soon. Don't take it the wrong way. I hope I never see you again. Except an anniversary party. Reporter: This is a tremendous step. But robin's road to recovery is far from over. Her transplant specialist, dr. Sergio giralt, prepared her for what's next. You have overcome so many hurdles already, that we pray and have faith that the journey will continue to be as it has been so far. Reporter: Never alone, robin is supported by devoted siblings, sally-ann and dorothy. And a core of caring friends. Part of my motivation is to come back to you. Wonderful "gma" audience. We've often called you family. And you have never felt more like family. Reporter: Taking her first breath of fresh air in a mon, robin stepped out into a crisp fall afternoon. Walking out, it's overwhelming. To see the sky. Reporter: And headed home, stronger. Woo. There is no place like home. Reporter: Where robin belongs. Her sisters, sharing in the joy. Never lose your sense of, i can do this. All things are possible. It was wonderful bringing her HOME ON NOVEMBER 23rd, 1960. And it's wonderful to bring her home today. It's so good to see. Robin's oncologist is here. It's so emotional. I have to start off. I got an e-mail from robin last night. She wanted to make sure that you and your whole team knows how great she thinks you are. She calls you her dream team. Everyone at the hospital. Thank you for the great care you've given robin. Tell us a little more about where she is in the journey right now. These moments are fantastic. The video is wonderful to watch. And she got it this part out of the park. She got through the initial phase beautifully. Did not have any terrible complications, which is wonderful. That's not to say there weren't hard days. There were very hard days. There was a lot of unpleasantness. And I think this is fantastic, as a first step out the door. And she got out the door. But we're not done yet. There's a lot more to come. And that 20-day-old immune system needs to kick in. The next 80 days, and that first 100, is very important after transplant. It's for the immune system to take hold. And for her to regain her strength. She's got to get her hair back. She has to get her strength back. She's got to rebuild in every sense. She's got to start eating normally, building up physical strength again, having physical therapy go well. But most importantly, the bugs of the world are the terrorists. And we are still on red alert. And that's something that goes on. Against any infection. Any infection. You see that everybody is in masks and gloves. She will be, too. And I think a billion people in america want to visit her. Not yet. We are not there yet. We have to protect her. But so far, the bone marrow It's not been rejected in any way? Her blood counts are good. Correct. They're excellent. And we're waiting for the first bone marrow biopsy. We have to continue the good thoughts. She looks a little thin there. But is gaining strength every day. Absolutely. I'm getting the e-mails with the new foods that she's doing very well eating. That's great. Dr. Roboz, thanks very much. A pleasure. All of you can follow the journey on goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo! Now, let's go to sam with a check of the weather.

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