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It's been seven months since Joan Lunden revealed she was battling an aggressive form of stage two, triple-negative breast cancer.
And this morning, the 64-year-old journalist and impassioned breast cancer advocate offered fans an emotional update on her ongoing treatment and overall health during a new interview on 'The Today Show.'
Joan on 'Today' on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Photo Credit: R/R)
"One of the best ways to get through [treatment] is your attitude," she told Matt Lauer, 57, of beginning her latest six-week round of radiation. "I've had wonderful family support [from] my husband, my older daughters."
"The farther I get away from the last infusion of chemo — which was on Dec. 3 — the better [I] start to feel, even [though I'm still] going through radiation," she continued during the Wednesday, Jan. 21 sit-down. "My prognosis is good."
Joan at a Susan G. Komen gala in September 2014. (Photo Credit: Getty)
In September 2014, Joan similarly spoke with 'Today' co-host Hoda Kotb to express her gratitude to fans who had reached out with positive messages and prayers as she began her first round of treatments.
"It totally changed my relationship with the viewing audience," she revealed while holding back tears. "It gives you this much, much greater appreciation for life."