ESPN's Shelley Smith Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis: "Early Detection Will Save My Life"

October 1, 2014 7:53 PM

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On Wednesday, Oct. 1—the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month—ESPN reporter Shelley Smith took to Twitter to tell fans about her own diagnosis.

"I now join the one in eight women who are battling breast cancer. Early detection will save my life. Tell loved ones," wrote the veteran sports journalist, who has been with ESPN since 1997 "My tough cancer treatment will begin in January. Until then, I spread the praise of mammograms and ultrasoun...

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