Tag Archives: bone marrow transplant

  • Robin Roberts to Begin 5-Day Workweeks on ‘GMA’

    Aug 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Robin Roberts has been steadily easing back into her anchor role for “Good Morning America” ever since she took time off last summer for a bone marrow transplant. But after Labor Day, the co-anchor will finally be back full time. “I love that I start on a four-day week…. Snuck another one in there,” Roberts […]

  • Evander Holyfield Jr. Saves Life with Bone Marrow Donation

    May 16, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *People magazine is reporting that the 29-year-old son of former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield saved the life of an ailing 19-year-old woman by giving her his bone marrow. Darian Craig was just 3 years old when she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a cancerous tumor that affects mostly infants. She was given less than a […]

  • Robin Roberts ‘Much Better’ After Brief Hospitalization

    Apr 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    “Robin Roberts says she’ll be back on “Good Morning America” next week after suffering a health setback while on vacation in Florida. The “GMA” co-host re-joined George Stephanopoulos in February after nearly six months off the air to battle to fight myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare bone marrow and blood disorder. She received a bone marrow […]

  • Emotional ‘GMA’ Return for Robin Roberts (Watch)

    Feb 20, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Five months after a bone-marrow transplant to treat a rare blood disorder, it was back to work for “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts this morning, and she was received in grand style. “I have been waiting 174 days to say this: ‘Good Morning America,’ ” she told the audience. [Scroll down to watch.] Billed […]

  • Robin Roberts Returning to ‘GMA’ on Feb. 20

    Feb 7, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments


    *Good Morning America announced Thursday that co-anchor Robin Roberts will return to the show on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Roberts, 52, took medical leave following a successful bone-marrow transplant in September 2012 to treat myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood disorder. After a “dry run” at work in January, Roberts was given the go signal from her […]

  • Robin Roberts in New Orleans Hometown for GMA’s ‘Tailgate’

    Jan 31, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *“Good Morning America” anchor Robin Roberts will return to her New Orleans hometown on Friday for the first time since recovering from a bone marrow transplant.. The occasion is “GMA’s” Super Tailgate Party from the city hosting Sunday’s Super Bowl. Tim McGraw, Emeril and Drew Brees are the featured guests. A week ago, Roberts slipped […]