When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer, you beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.— Stuart Scott
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Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was.
So live. Live. Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight, lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you.
My nutritionist read my pathology report and said, "There's only one way you can beat your cancer." "What's that?" "You have to find out what caused it.
You beat Cancer by how you live.
I'm going to beat this cancer or die trying.
Everyday I am reminded that our life's journey is really about the people that touch us.
I'm not sure I'd classify any topics as off-limits, but I don't look for new territories to offend. There's my joke about when my roommate beat cancer. People talk about cancer survivors like they're warriors, but from where I was sitting, she was just watching television and eating soup. Like, did she go to war? No. She kind of just sat around.
Having cancer empowered me to take more risks.
I knew beating cancer was going to shape me, but it wasnt going to be all of me.
In America, we have always taken it as an article of faith that we 'battle' cancer; we attack it with knives, we poison it with chemotherapy or we blast it with radiation. If we are fortunate, we 'beat' the cancer. If not, we are posthumously praised for having 'succumbed after a long battle.'
The cancer doesn't bother me. I have great faith that the technology will beat it.
When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer.
Happy endings are absolutely ludicrous, they're not true at all.
We see the guy carry the girl across the threshold and everybody lives happily ever after -- that's bullshit. Three weeks later he's beating her up and she's suing for divorce and he's got cancer.
Every day, I am reminded that our life's journey is really about the people who touch us. When you die, it does not mean you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live. So live. Live! Fight like hell. And when you get too tired to fight, then lay down and rest and let somebody else fight for you.
I'm going to beat it, ...it's hard...but I plan on being around for a long time to come.
LIGHT FROM WITHIN my friend, cancer got you damn it: you had it beat for seven years at least. how did it come back? Why all that pain. again. and you, such a fighter you fought me over and over with tears and words and promises. you fought for me with honesty and a light so bright it hurts my heart. sweet lorna. at peace now finally no more battles, just light from within a flickering candle in the dark burns with you.
There was quite a lot of competitiveness about it, with everybody wanting to beat not only cancer itself, but also the other people in the room. Like, I realize that this is irrational, but when they tell you that you have, say, a 20 percent chance of living five years, the math kicks in and you figure that’s one in five . . . so you look around and think, as any healthy person would: I gotta outlast four of these bastards.
I'm starting to understand that fear is like cancer - you can beat it back, but if it returns, it can be worse than ever.