Robin Roberts takes a few weeks from 'GMA'

This Dec. 8, 2011 file photo shows ABC News personality Robin Roberts arriving to the opening night performance of the Broadway play "Stick Fly", in New York. On Monday, June 11, 2012, Roberts announced on "Good Morning America" that she has been diagnosed with MDS or myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease of the blood and bone marrow and was once known as preleukemia. She will start pre-treatment chemotherapy in advance of a bone marrow transplant later this year. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)

August 1, 2012 8:03:40 AM PDT
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts is taking a little time off, saying she's feeling the effects of her blood and bone marrow disease.

Roberts said Tuesday that she's "not feeling too well" and would take some time off "just to get some vacay."

ABC said Roberts would be taking a few weeks of previously scheduled time off, but it came earlier than her planned medical leave for a bone marrow transplant. Roberts told reporters last week that her medical leave would probably start at the end of August or early September.

Roberts announced last month that she has MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease once known as preleukemia.

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