Amy Robach to be keynote speaker at Miami Beach Cancer Conference

'Good Morning America' anchor publicly announced diagnosis in 2013

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"Good Morning America" anchor Amy Robach was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - "Good Morning America" news anchor and breast cancer survivor Amy Robach will be the keynote speaker at the 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference.

The renowned conference brings together leading surgical and medical oncologists to present and evaluate cutting-edge technology and approaches for managing breast cancer.

Robach learned of her cancer in 2013 following her first-ever mammogram broadcast live on the show. After the diagnosis, Robach publicly announced it on "GMA" before having a double mastectomy and treatment.

The conference, being held March 10 through 13, comes as federal health officials recently changed their recommendations on mammogram screenings, saying they should start at age 50 instead of age 40. It's been a widely debated topic, and conference promoters said Robach is evidence of why getting mammograms earlier is better.

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