Readers may recall Robin Roberts sharing her details about her cancer battle with TV viewers and readers. Roberts hopes to return to GMA as soon as February.
Roberts said she is responding well to the transplant she received from her sister as part of her cancer treatment. After recovering from breast cancer treatments, Ms. Roberts was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, also referred to as MDS.
According to WebMd.com, myelodysplastic syndrome occurs when the bone marrow isn’t working correctly. Low numbers of blood cells or defective blood may be produced. Those who have cancer treatments may be more likely to get MDS.
Several types of cancer treatments and medications that may be linked to myelodysplastic syndrome are listed on WebMd.com.
In an earlier article by this writer, details from Ms. Roberts and her bone marrow transplant were discussed. Roberts has willingly shared her experience with fans of Good Morning America.
Fans who appreciate how open Robin Roberts has been about her illness may enjoy viewing her Facebook page for more details. More information about Roberts is also available on examiner.com.