• By Dana Sparks

What’s Taboo to You as a Cancer Survivor?

September 5, 2014

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What's taboo to you as a cancer survivor?Adult woman talking to doctor about her diagnosisTaboo topics are difficult to think about, talk about and confront. However, they're probably the ones that cause a lot of emotional pain or anxiety if you have no way of talking about them.

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Thank you for posting articles of this nature. It makes all of our efforts, the struggles, pain, anxiety and fear, worth every moment.


What an incredible journey, Mia! You are an inspiration to others! Thank you for sharing your story.


We need to see a video of her perfomance. I bet it would be one of the most beautiful things we have ever seen. It's so inspiring to know Mia is still chasing her dreams.


This truly is a great article. It's stories like these that make me proud to work for Mayo. It would be great to see a video of her performance if possible!

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