Robin Roberts’s partner completes radiation treatment for breast cancer

Robin Roberts celebrates the completion of her longtime partner Amber Laign’s radiation treatment during her breast cancer treatment.

“Sweet Amber completes radiation, a very important phase of her treatment!” the “Good Morning America” ​​anchor captioned an Instagram video Monday that showed Laign ringing the ceremonial cancer bell at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

“We thank you both for all your good wishes and prayers,” Roberts continued. “Proud of her and all fellow Thrivers for your courage and grace at a challenging time. This is indeed my #mondaymotivation 🙏🏾.”

In the short clip, the massage therapist and businesswoman read from a plaque on the wall and said, “My treatment is done, the course is over and I’m on my way.”

She then called three times and took off her hat to jump up and down before joining in as several people within earshot clapped for her.

Robin Roberts and Amber Laign
Robin Roberts’ partner Amber Laign celebrated a victory in her ongoing cancer treatment.
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On her Instagram story, Roberts also posted a boomerang video showing Laign her “happy dance after ring the bell!!” is doing.

The old broadcaster announced in April that Laign had to stop her treatment because of “complications with the chemotherapy.”

“They’re working it out. We’re going to find out. The prognosis is still very good,” Roberts told Entertainment Tonight at the time, noting that Laign’s “ghosts” took a hit after hearing the news.

Amber Laign
Roberts posted a video of Laign ringing a cancer bell

“But I was able to tell her, like most people [who] have been through cancer [know]this is happening,” added the TV host, who fought through his own battle with breast cancer after being diagnosed in 2007.

In February 2022, Roberts revealed that Laign, who she has been dating since 2005,… diagnosed with breast cancer operated at the end of 2021 and in January.

She explained to her Twitter followers that she would “get away from ‘GMA’ from time to time” to help Laign navigate her health journey — just as Laign had done for her.

Amber Laign
Laign also danced in the video posted by the “GMA” anchor.

“Now it’s my turn to be there for her as she was for me.”

In 2012, years after beating breast cancer, Roberts was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a condition in which blood-forming cells in the bone marrow become abnormal.

She received a bone marrow transplant thanks to her sister, but the procedure kept her in the hospital for a whole month.

“I felt like I was dying,” Roberts told People of the experience. “I couldn’t eat or drink. I couldn’t even get out of bed.”

Robin Roberts and Amber Laign
Roberts, who has been in a relationship with Laign since 2005, has also previously battled breast cancer.
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She acknowledged during the April interview to ET that it’s “human nature” to ask, “Why me?” However, she said she had learned to change her perspective.

“I was like, ‘Why? not me? Why not me?’ I’ve got the power. I’ve been through this. I can help Amber,” she recalls. “She helps me, so I turned to ‘Why me?’ in ‘Why Not Me?’”

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