Today, Lunden serves as a special correspondent on the "TODAY Show" and host of the CBS series "Your Health." Lunden combines her impressive career with a strong devotion to family, having raised seven children while caring for an aging parent with dementia. Lunden's experience attending to her mother led her to become a caregiving advocate, helping family caregivers take good care of their loved ones and themselves.
After being diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, for which she underwent chemotherapy, surgery and radiation, Lunden realized that her platform afforded her a unique chance to raise awareness and make a difference in the fight against breast cancer. Lunden blogged throughout her cancer treatment and wrote a memoir titled “Had I Known” about her journey with the disease. She is now five years cancer-free.