Mia X Updates Fans on Her Cancer Diagnosis
Mia X is a fighter by all means. The NOLA rapper and former No Limit Records signee shared that she was diagnosed with uterine cancer at the top of the year. Now, the "Verbal Assault" rapper is giving friends and family an update on her diagnosis via Instagram again.
Mia posted about her cancer treatments this past week (Sept. 15). Along with the startling statistics about the disease—uterine cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the U.S.—Mia talked about how lucky she is to have a support system that helps her through treatments and pain.
"Sometimes I pretend like nothing is wrong," Mia started off. "I work smile dance through my worry and pain. I think about women who can't afford their copay. Their medicine. The additional cost for seeing specialist. Women who leave radiation therapy and go to work because they still have bills. I think about the harsh reality of the statistics. Add 5 years 10 years to your age and then say Damn!That's still young though. Women with cancer worry about their children spouse extended family and friends. Sometimes we keep stuff to ourselves because the look in someone's eyes who love you is too much. I always say that a woman's body is the gateway to heaven. It is the bond between God and us. Miracles happen in our bodies. Conception Birth Life. I can't begin to explain the pain and discomfort or the way your other organs react to cancer. Uterine Cancer kills women Every Day. Yet it is one of the most under studied under researched and underfunded. No matter God's plan for me I'm ok but I want to make sure that I help as many women as I can."
Mia also held a charity fundraiser over the weekend (Sept. 17) at a local bar to help raise funds in the name of the Foundation for Women's Cancers. The pics from the bar fundraiser, posted all over Mia's Instagram, show the rapper in good company and good spirits.
Back in January, Mia first shared an inkling of her disease in a similar lengthy Instagram post, talking about the irony of working for cancer charities and then being diagnosed herself. The 46-year-old described the feeling of doctors finding "malignant tumor" on her uterus and vowed to fight the "aggressive hater called cancer."
Stay strong, Mia!
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