Amy Robach

Making the case for mammograms

Robach, a reporter for ABC's Good Morning America, reluctantly agreed to have her first mammogram live on the program on Oct. 1. Little did she know that the test could save her life--and reignite the debate over who should get screened and when.

Robach's mammogram revealed that she had breast cancer. If she had followed some guidelines, which don't recommend routine mammograms until age 50, Robach, who is 40, might have waited another decade for her diagnosis, at which point her cancer would have been more advanced and less treatable.

Robach credited her producers and her colleague Robin Roberts, a cancer...

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