Andrew Cuomo divulged the news on ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview aired Tuesday. It turns on a dime."Lee says she has had a lumpectomy and will undergo a double mastectomy this week.
The 48-year-old Lee says she found out she had cancer late last month in a phone call from her doctor just after she finished a photo shoot for People magazine."And I walked off the set, and 20 minutes later my doctor called and told me I had breast cancer," she said. Cuomo says he expects to take some personal time to be with Lee as she handles the "trauma of her operation" and her recovery. If it saves one person, and makes one more person go get a mammogram, and if they're sitting down right now watching this, don't watch this TV.
On the day after Silver’s arrest, I met with Cuomo in his New York City office, on Third Avenue.
I asked him about the widespread contention that the charges against Silver showed that Cuomo should have let the Moreland investigation run its course.“They’re exactly wrong,” Cuomo said.
At fifty-seven, Cuomo still has an athletic build, and, at two hundred pounds distributed over a six-foot-one-inch frame, he fits into an airline seat with some difficulty.
It was mid-December, and he was on his way to Manhattan to continue a vigil.
During Clinton’s second term, Cuomo served in his Cabinet, as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. “I’m very big on giving other people credit,” he told me. That’s how I get what I get done done.” Most recently, in his State of the State address, on January 21st, Cuomo said that he would soon be going on a trade mission to Mexico, and he displayed a Power Point slide of himself, Skelos, and Silver, all wearing sombreros.Lee said the cancer was detected from "a normal mammogram.""Girls in 20s and their 30s just have to know. Go pick your phone up, and call your doctor and get your rear end in there and get a mammogram right now," she said. “I walked off the set, and 20 minutes later my doctor called and told me I had breast cancer,” Lee said, adding she was “stunned” by the diagnosis.PHOTOS: Yolanda Foster’s Battle With Lyme Disease – Her Instagram Diary “And so I said, ‘OK.If I’m going to have a mastectomy, am I supposed to just get one done?