nb_cid nb_clickOther -tt-nb this.style.behavior='url(#default#homepage)';this.setHomePage('http://www.aol.com/?mtmhp=acm50ieupgradebanner_112313 network-banner-empty upgradeBanner
14
Search AOL Mail
AOL Mail
Menu
| Weather Weather
300

Former 'GMA' host Joan Lunden has breast cancer

Former 'GMA' Host Joan Lunden Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden says she has breast cancer.

Lunden disclosed her diagnosis on Tuesday's edition of the ABC morning show, which she co-anchored from 1980 through 1997.



She spoke with "GMA" host Robin Roberts, who has also been treated for breast cancer recently, as has "GMA" co-host Amy Robach.

Lunden said her treatment will include surgery and radiation. She said she's already started chemotherapy.

Lunden said after the initial shock of the diagnosis, she resolved to learn everything she can about the illness and go into what she called "warrior mode." She said she expects to make a full recovery.

The 63-year-old Lunden is now a health and wellness advocate. She has written eight books.



Also on AOL:
Explorer says Griffin shipwreck may be found
Daytime Emmys red-carpet banter turns dark
'Secret' 41-page memo released by court
Police: Cop killers heavily armed, wore diapers

More From Our Partners