Today Show #PinkPower: Day 4

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Joan Lunden

Breast Cancer Home / / October 02, 2014

This morning on TODAY I spoke with Matt Lauer regarding a topic on many of your minds: mammograms vs ultrasounds. Later in the show, I was surprised by a very special group of people!

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Many of you have written into my social media to ask why I chose to have an ultrasound as a follow-up to a clean mammogram. This ultimately ended up in my diagnosis. This morning on the Today Show I had the opportunity to answer some of your questions with the help of Dr. Susan Drossman. 

Article and video below:

"When Joan, who was diagnosed with an aggressive type of breast cancer, revealed her disease was detected through a breast ultrasound after she’d received a "normal" mammogram, some questioned why she had the second screening. If the mammogram missed Lunden’s cancer, should all women get a breast ultrasound?"

Read the full article here: Why did Joan Lunden get a breast ultrasound... and should you get one?


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About The Author
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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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