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"It Was This Mammogram, My First Ever, That Saved My Life."

My Breast Cancer Journey

by Melissa Basilone

February 22, 2022

I am so honored to be able to share the story of my breast cancer journey, though I might not be if it weren’t for organizations like United Colors of Pink. I am a 47-year-old breast cancer survivor, and I survived thanks to being able to get access to a mammogram in the early stages of my cancer.

In November of 2017, I noticed a change in my left breast, a t