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Joan Lunden Takes Breast Cancer Fight to Cover of People Magazine

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Journalist Joan Lunden is battling breast cancer. In a revealing People cover story the former Good Morning America co-host shares her story.

People revealed the cover on The Today Show. According to the morning show, Lunden had surgery to remove a tumor.

Lunden called intoToday on Wednesday to share how she wanted to help women going through the same struggle.

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"I knew I could be a voice for a quarter of a million women who are diagnosed every year with breast cancer, and I wanted to show that your health is more important than your hair," she said. "Your hair grows back after you stop chemo, and then you have your life."

Pick up the October 6 issue of People to read Lunden's story.

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