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Lucia Mauro

Lucia Mauro

Lucia Mauro, an ovarian cancer survivor with two recurrences, who has found healing through art, creating multiple films and a TV pilot, based on her personal experiences.
Cancer Doesn’t Have to Mean the End: It Can Also Be a New Beginning

There’s no question that receiving an ovarian cancer diagnosis in 2012 made me terrified, especially venturing into the great unknown of surgery and chemo. 

But, even after treatment and stabilization, another kind of fear set in: Being cut loose by my medical team and thrust back (without a net) into my “normal” life. 

How could my life ever be normal again...at least how I once defined normal?