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Mia X: Former No Limit Records Rapper Is Using Her Battle With Uterine Cancer To Help Others

I can't begin to explain the pain and discomfort or the way your other organs react to cancer."

The former first lady of No Limit Records, is standing up to uterine cancer. Mia X, who was the first woman signed to Master P's label, has been speaking about her battle with the disease via a string of Instagram posts in honor of Uterine Cancer Awareness month.

“Sometimes I pretend like nothing is wrong," she wrote in a post earlier in the week. "I work smile dance through my worry and pain. I think about women who can't afford their copay. Their medicine, she wrote earlier in the week. 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.”

As noted in her post, uterine cancer remains underfunded, despite being among the deadliest forms of the disease.

“I can't begin to explain the pain and discomfort or the way your other organs react to cancer," she continues. "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.”

Sometimes I pretend like nothing is wrong. 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. Please visit foundationforwomenscancer.org You can even make a donation in my name. If you can come out Saturday and help me fight for myself and others. All proceeds at the bar will go to The Foundation For Womens Cancer #UterineCancerAwarenessMonth #IWearPeachForMia #FightLikeAMadGirl #FindTheCure

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The 46-year-old New Orleans native is hosting an event at the Sportsman’s Corner Lounge in NOLA on Saturday to help raise money for the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

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