Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    What's on TV Tonight


MSNBC News' Andrea Mitchell Reveals Breast Cancer Battle

On her MSNBC show Wednesday, Andrea Mitchell revealed that she's battling breast cancer.

"I had planned to be hiking in Wyoming last week, but instead discovered that I am now among the 1 in 8 women in this country -- incredibly 1 in 8 -- who have had breast cancer," she said.

Mitchell said she was fortunate that her doctor caught the cancer in its earliest stage during her annual screening.

"It was discovered during my annual screening just a short time ago."

"Luckily for me, I am one of the fortunate ones; we discovered it in the earliest stage, it hadn't spread, and I'm already back at work with a terrific prognosis."

Mitchell, who is NBC News' chief foreign affairs correspondent, reminded women that screening for breast cancer was important.

"I'm looking at this as another of life's lessons. For you women out there, and the men who love you, screening matters. Do it."

"This disease can be completely curable if you find it at the right time."

September 8, 2011 |

Related Posts
  Stephen Colbert Mocks Lawrence O'Donnell's On-Set Meltdown
  Mika Brzezinski Says President Trump Wanted Name Of Her Doctor
  'Morning Joe' Hosts Reveal Blackmail by Donald Trump and National Enquirer
  Mika Brzezinski & Joe Scarborough Respond, Say Mar-a-Lago Invite Came From Trump
  MSNBC 'Morning Joe' Hosts Joe Scarborough and Mike Brzezinski Engaged
  'Morning Joe' Co-Hosts Explain What Prompted Trump To Finally Unfollow Them
  Greta Van Susteren Lands At MSNBC After Fox News, Carlson Gets Kelly's Slot
  Joe Scarborough Cuts To Commercial After Trump 'Keeps Talking'
  Donald Trump & Chuck Todd Exchange Heated Comments Over 9/11 'Cheering' Claims




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback



 
Pierce Brosnan On Working with Jackie Chan in 'The Foreigner'
Quentin Tarantino On Harvey Weinstein: 'I Knew Enough to Do More Than I Did'
'The Punisher' Reveals Release Date with New Extended Trailer
Tracy Morgan Was Popular for a Terrible Reason In High School
Conan O'Brien Heroically Solves The 'Dave The Horse' Crisis
New Yorkers Tell Kimmel Craziest Thing They've Seen on the Subway
Jackie Chan Becomes 'The Late Show's Office Stuntman
Alec Baldwin's Wife Wants Fourth Child: 'Right After I Deliver I Want Another One'
Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says Team Doctor Molested Her As Teen

Latest Photos (bikini babes)

   

Bella Thorne | Ximena Cordoba | Kristina Peric | Melissa Satta