Robin Roberts Schedules Bone Marrow Transplant — Friday Is My Last Day at ‘GMA’

Breaking News 0611_robin_roberts_articleRobin Roberts will begin her medical leave from “Good Morning America” on Friday … so she can undergo bone-marrow transplant surgery.

Earlier this year, Roberts announced she was was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) …  a disease that attacks the blood and bone marrow.

Roberts says her sister is the bone marrow donor … explaining, “[she] is a perfect match and she’s been spending a lot of time with me.  She’s been taking shots to help her prepare.”

Roberts says the procedure is scheduled for Tuesday … and says she plans to return to work following her recovery.

“I know I’m going to have a job when I come back.”

As our sources previously reported, “GMA” is planning to use a roster of star-studded subs to fill in for Roberts during her absence.