Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.

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Activating oxygen can produce compounds called radicals that put oxidative stress on cells. Such stress could ultimately lead to cancer and other diseases.

Cancer is just a horrible disease.

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.

If I had given up everything that my life was about ... I'd let cancer win before it needed to.

An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.

I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago.

People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable.

My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.

I wish I had the voice of Homer to sing of rectal carcinoma.

Cancer may kill you, but when you look at the numbers, arthritis ruins more lives.

We have thousands of patients and family members who are dealing with dual devastation, cancer and the hurricane.

We have common enemies today. It's called childhood poverty. It's called cancer. It's called AIDS. It's called Parkinson's. It's called Muscular Dystrophy.

I've been a rock star since you were very young.

But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment.

The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.

I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas.

Eventually sinking into despair, [Heinrich von Kleist] shot himself in 1811 as part of a suicide pact made with a woman suffering from incurable cancer.

With the modern diseases (once TB, now cancer) the romantic idea that the disease expresses the character is invariably extended to assert that the character causes the disease -- because it has not expressed itself. Passion moves inward, striking and blighting the deepest cellular recesses.

Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.

We need cancer because, by the very fact of its insurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.

The truth is, if you asked me to choose between winning the Tour de France and cancer, I would choose cancer. Odd as it sounds, I would rather have the title of cancer survivor than winner of the Tour, because of what it has done for me as a human being, a man, a husband, a son, and a father.

Without cancer, I never would have won a single Tour de France.

Cancer taught me a plan for more purposeful living, and that in turn taught me how to train and to win more purposefully. It taught me that pain has a reason, and that sometimes the experience of losing things

Nobody knows what the cause is, though some pretend they do;

it like some hidden assassin waiting to strike at you. Childless women get it, and men when they retire; it as if there had to be some outlet for their foiled creative fire.

Cancer is a curious thing...Nobody knows what the cause is,Though some pretend they do;It's like some hidden assassin,Waiting to strike at you.Childless women get it,And men when they retire.It

I don't think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer.

Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to be) a death sentence, but because it is felt to be obscene -- in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false, and the false with the true.

Those who are purporting this one-world government ideology seek to achieve the pinnacle of power like so many that came before them did. And yes, they are the wolves afflicting the human race with death. They are like a cancer.

The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity.

No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy will make the ancient method of drilling holes in a patient's head to permit the escape of demons look relatively advanced. Toxic chemotherapy is a hoax. The doctors who use it are guilty of pre-meditated murder, and the use of cobalt and other methods of cancer treatment popular today effectively closes the door on cure.

Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organizations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.

Now I'm being blamed not only for anorexia but for lung cancer.

On being a high-profile social smoker

The Establishment center ... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster -- a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.

Cancer could be thought of as a strange, short-lived, self-destructive life form - an evolutionary dead end.

As a cancer doctor, I'm looking forward to being out of a job.

If China and India were as rich as the United States is today, the market for cancer drugs would be eight times larger than it is now.

The obvious thing is to think about what we could remove from our diet.

But I took a completely opposite approach and began asking: What could we be adding to our diet that could boost the body's defense system? In other words, can we eat to starve cancer?

As we have watched women conquer breast cancer through the breast cancer campaign, this is what we need to do now with heart.

Positive findings are around twice as likely to be published as negative findings. This is a cancer at the core of evidence-based medicine.

Crazy to think that we're having surgery, we're trying to excise cancer, we don't know where the cancer is. We're trying to preserve nerves; we can't see where they are.

We know that there are perhaps 40,000 unique mutations affecting more than 10,000 genes and that there are 500 of these genes that are bonafide drivers - causes - of cancer. Yet comparatively we have about a dozen targeted medications.

Given the right environment and the right nutrients, a cancer cell has the potential to go on growing forever.

We're treating cancer too late in the game, when it's already established and, oftentimes, it's already spread or metastasized.

It's possible, although far-fetched, that in the future we could think of cancer being used as a therapy.

Cancer is a passport to intimacy. It is an invitation, maybe even a mandate, to enter the most vital arenas of human life, the most sensitive and the most frightening, the ones that we never want to go to - but when we do go there, we feel incredibly transformed.

For years, the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn have been steadily drifting towards the equator at the rate of about 15 meters per year - and nobody told me.

Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.

Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America's greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope.