Amy Robach ABC News correspondent has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Amy Robach diagnosed with breast cancer

Amy Robach is an American television journalist and correspondent for ABC News. She was born February 6, 1973 at St. Joseph, Michigan. She was a national correspondent for NBC News, co-host of the Saturday edition of NBC’s Today and anchor on MSNBC. She rotates with 20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas, if Robin Roberts is on personal time or on assignment. Robach made the announcement about switching networks on May 19, 2012. Amy Robach appears on ABC’s Good Morning America program as a correspondent.

Her Early Life

Born in Michigan, Amy Robach lived half of her childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, spent nine years in Georgia, and moved on to South Carolina, Washington, D.C., and the New York area. She graduated from Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, and from the University of Georgia with high honors in Broadcast Journalism. Amy Robach was a 4th runner up in the Miss Georgia pageant in 1994.

Cancer Diagnosis

On Veterans Day (November 11, 2013) on Good Morning America after getting a mammogram on live television and undergoing several other follow up tests off the air, Robach revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and will take some time off to undergo a bilateral mastectomy.