219 Cancer Quotes to Inspire and Uplift

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The Most Famous Cancer Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse. — Patrick Swayze

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 — W. H. Auden

We're going to raise a lot of money for cancer awareness, give some to the American Cancer Society and hopefully make a big difference. — LL Cool J

My cancer scare changed my life. I'm grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life. — Olivia Newton-John

I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to. — Terry Fox

Cancer got me over unimportant fears, like getting old. — Olivia Newton-John

If you don't have cancer, cherish life. If you do, cherish it even more — Jim Stynes

I feel like I had zero control over getting cancer, but I have 100 percent control over how I will respond to dealing with cancer. — Kay Yow

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. — Matthew Lesko

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. — Linus Pauling

Short Cancer Quotes

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  • Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. — Nido R Qubein
  • Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith
  • Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. — Edward Abbey
  • Once you choose hope, anything's possible — Christopher Reeve
  • The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life. — Dalai Lama
  • New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. — Lao Tzu
  • The only thing we have to fear is fear itself-and possibly teh bogey man. — Pat Paulsen
  • I see the light at the end of the tunnel, so I'm going hard. — Cam Newton
  • Hope - Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! — Barack Obama

Top 10 Cancer Quotes

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India is using troops in Kashmir. They are losing the battle of heart and minds. It's like treating cancer with dispirin. — Imran Khan

Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. — Nido R Qubein

Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

It took cancer to realize that being self-centered is not the way to live. The answer is to try and help others. — Terry Fox

If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success. — Will Smith

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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. — Edward Abbey

When I started this run, I said that if we all gave one dollar, we’d have $22 million for cancer research, and I don’t care man, there’s no reason that isn’t possible. No reason! — Terry Fox

I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to. — Terry Fox

For pride is spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of love, or contentment, or even common sense. — C. S. Lewis

Even though I'm not running anymore, we still have to try to find a cure for cancer. Other people should go ahead and try to do their own thing now. — Terry Fox

Cancer Image Quotes

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Cancer quote by Edward Abbey

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. — Edward Abbey

Cancer quote by Lao Tzu

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. — Lao Tzu

Cancer quote by Cam Newton

I see the light at the end of the tunnel, so I'm going hard. — Cam Newton

Cancer quote by Mark Twain

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it. — Mark Twain

Cancer quote by Angelina Jolie

I know my children will never have to say, 'Mom died of ovarian cancer.' — Angelina Jolie

Positive Cancer Quotes

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What really matters is what you do with what you have. — H. G. Wells

One of the things we've always tried to do is help others with our story. Whether it's with the infertility issues, whether it's with the breast cancer, we said we're gonna turn these negatives into positives. And if we can help others by sharing our story, then it's worth it. — Bill Rancic

If you are a white male, you don't deserve to live. You are a cancer, you're a disease, white males have never contributed anything positive to the world! — Noel Ignatiev

The creator who could put a cancer in a believer's stomach is above being interfered with by prayers. — Bret Harte

In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally. — Grete Waitz

One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was that I got to call the plays. The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn't in control anymore. — Len Dawson

My whole life has been about changing negatives into positives. I got famous, then I got cancer, and now I live to talk about it. Sometimes the best gifts come in the ugliest packages. — Fran Drescher

The failure to think positively can weigh on a cancer patient like a second disease. — Barbara Ehrenreich

In the war against breast cancer, we have the ability to arm ourselves with knowledge and education is a powerful tool. By taking action and doing something positive, fear is replaced with hope. — Diahann Carroll

But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way. — Herbie Mann

Beating Cancer Quotes

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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

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. — Darren Aronofsky

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. — Stuart Scott

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. — Kathy Acker

You beat Cancer by how you live. — Stuart Scott

I'm going to beat this cancer or die trying. — Michael Landon

Everyday I am reminded that our life's journey is really about the people that touch us. — Stuart Scott

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. — Hoda Kotb

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.' — Abraham Verghese

The cancer doesn't bother me. I have great faith that the technology will beat it. — Henry Cisneros

Breast Cancer Quotes

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Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram. — Larry Craig

I was actually very pleased that they let me do it, because I feel very deeply for breast cancer survivors. I don't have it, but it is in my family. I've always been very aware of it. I go for mammograms and checkups. — Erika Slezak

One day, right after my mastectomy, I went for a walk in Central Park, and there was this mob of people blocking the road. I thought, 'Oh, great, now I'm stuck!' but then I suddenly realized that it was a breast cancer walk. — Hoda Kotb

When life kicks you, let it kick you forward. — Kay Yow

The day I found out, the day I got my mammogram and the doctor told me I had breast cancer, it was mid-November. — Victoria Gotti

My mom, she's a breast cancer survivor and because of that I had started getting mammograms once a year, starting at age 30. — Kate Walsh

Cancer is really a slew of rare diseases. Lung cancer has 700 sub-types, breast cancer has 30,000 mutations which means that every cancer in its own right is a rare disease. Sharing data globally in this context is really important from a life-threatening perspective. — Patrick Soon-Shiong

Cancer is a word, not a sentence. — John Diamond

Getting cancer can become the beginning of living. The search for one's own being, the discovery of the life one needs to live, can be one of the strongest weapons against disease. — Lawrence LeShan

I had a friend, Melissa, who was 28 years old. She was my best friend's wife, and she was my wife's best friend. She died of breast cancer. When she passed away back in 2004 was the last time I cried. — Jason Aldean

Cancer Survivor Quotes

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Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer. — Andrew L. Lewis, Jr.

Brain tumor survivors: don't become hopelessly discouraged if you are experiencing deficits. You in a war and you are bound to have a few battle wounds. — Rachel Grady

The present treatments for brain cancer are not curative. We need new and better treatments. More funding for research. Legislation to improve the research system and to provide better access to care, treatment, and rehabilitation services for all brain tumor survivors. — Shannon O'Brien

Obviously, it wasn't meant for me to die of cancer at 40. Every day my life surprises me, just like my cancer diagnosis surprised me. But you roll with it. That's our job as humans. — Edie Falco

This particular nurse said, Cancer cells are those which have forgotten how to die. I was so struck by this statement. — Harold Pinter

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. — Petrarch

I am living in Norway, where I am under the care of the best cancer doctor in Norway and I can be closer to my family. — Grete Waitz

I am about to get involved with the biggest cancer hospital in Norway. They are building a fitness center to work with patients. I will be a consultant. — Grete Waitz

Winning isn't the end of the world — David Pleat

I haven't talked much about being an ovarian cancer survivor because I don't really want to define myself that way. — Kathy Bates

Cancer Cure Quotes

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Everybody seems to have given up hope of trying. I haven't. It isn't easy and it isn't supposed to be, but I'm accomplishing something. How many people give up a lot to do something good. I'm sure we would have found a cure for cancer 20 years ago if we had really tried — Terry Fox

Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia. — Kurt Vonnegut

Don't ask God to cure cancer and world poverty. He's too busy finding you a parking space and fixing the weather for your barbecue. — Richard Dawkins

Dedicated researchers seek better treatments and cures for diabetes, kidney disease, Alzheimer's and every form of cancer. But these scientists face an array of disincentives. We can do better. — Michael Milken

The Bible diagnoses the cancer of all cancers and prescribes the cure of all cures. — Ray Comfort

When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating. — David Baltimore

If you had the cure to cancer wouldn't you share it? .. You have the cure to death .. get out there and share it. — Kirk Cameron

I don't mind being an advocate for weed. It's not as bad as tobacco, alcohol or firearms, for that matter. There's no reason it shouldn't be legalized. You can make all kinds of stuff out of hemp. I think the cure for cancer's probably in cannabis-who knows? — Method Man

We were getting press coverage and stock inquiries like we were a biotech company that had discovered a way of cooking bacon to cure cancer. — Cliff Lerner

At your next dinner party, try playing the following game. Challenge everyone around the table to produce a single drug that can cure people of an illness, other then antibiotics. If you come up with anything, stop whatever you are doing and call me. — Lynne McTaggart

Cancer Hope Quotes

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Every area of trouble gives out a ray of hope; and the one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable. — John F. Kennedy

Courage is not the absence of fear... — Richard Stengel

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Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it. — Mark Twain

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that — James Neil Hollingworth

The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains. — Paul Simon

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

Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. — Rick Warren

QUOTES BOUQUET: You Have To Fight Through Some Bad Days To Earn The Best Days Of Your Life — Adnan

Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes. — George Carman

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. — Andrew von Eschenbach

Cancer Patients Quotes

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The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. — Helen Keller

Mechanical forces of exercise exert anti-cancer effects. Exercise increases blood flow - creating fluid shear stress that kills circulating tumor cells. Stage 3 colon cancer patients who engaged in exercise had a 40% reduction in disease recurrence & 63% reduction in mortality. — Rhonda Patrick

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. — Susan Sontag

It's about focusing on the fight and not the fright. — Robin Roberts

It is better not to apply any treatment in cases of occult cancer; for if treated (by surgery), the patients die quickly; but if not treated, they hold out for a long time. — Hippocrates

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another. — Katherine Paterson

Patients have been cured almost instantaneously of...lupus...,cancer ...,ulcers..., tuberculosis ...In a few seconds, at most a few hours, the symptoms disappear and the anatomic lesions mend. The miracle is characterized by extreme acceleration of the normal process of healing. — Alexis Carrel

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart. — Vladimir Lenin

In addition to relieving patient suffering, research is needed to help reduce the enormous economic and social burdens posed by chronic diseases such as osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, cancer, heart disease, and stroke. — Ike Skelton

I'm not sure what Essiac does to extend cancer survival, and for all we know it may not have this effect. On the other hand, it's not toxic and my patients have reported feeling good while taking it, so why not support them? — Abram Hoffer

Cancer Research Quotes

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The ultimate goal is to have a pill that can prevent or reverse all diseases of aging. The major diseases that I'd like to tackle are heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's and cancer. I want to reduce those diseases by 10 percent. — David Sinclair

If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer. — Paul D. Boyer

New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine. — Daniel Akaka

New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine. — Daniel Kahikina Akaka

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. — Jimmy Fallon

Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle. — Dennis Franz

A lady with a clipboard stopped me in the street the other day. She said, 'Can you spare a few minutes for cancer research?' I said, 'All right, but we won't get much done.' — Jimmy Carr

Giving cancer to laboratory animals has not and will not help us to understand the disease or to treat those persons suffering from it. — Albert Sabin

The American Cancer Society tried to ruin my research foundation. — Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I wish more and more that health were studied half as much as disease is. Why, with all the endowment of research against cancer, is no study made of those who are free from cancer? Why not inquire what foods they eat, what habits of body and mind they cultivate? — Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn

Fighting Cancer Quotes

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Corruption is the biggest cancer that harms the vitality and combat effectiveness of the party, and anti-corruption is the most thorough self-revolution. As long as there is the soil and conditions for corruption, the fight against corruption will not stop for a moment. — Xi Jinping

Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, 'cause it's gonna have a long day doing it. — Jim Beaver

Fight each round take it on the chin. And never never never ever give in. — Olivia Newton-John

Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible - every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed. — David Hackworth

Many of the medicines we use today, to fight everything from AIDS to cancer, originate as a toxin in an amphibian skin. When we lose these animals, we lose resources. We lose keystone species in the environments where they live. — Jeff Corwin

Chaga is the most powerful cancer-fighting herb known and fights all kinds of radiation damage to healthy tissue. — David Wolfe

I am a 36-year-old person with breast cancer, and not many people know that that happens to women my age or women in their 20s. This is my opportunity now to go out and fight as hard as I can for early detection. — Christina Applegate

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses. — Lee Haney

We're fighting internal struggles, I am the cancer for my own cure. — El-P

We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell. — Lance Armstrong

Cancer Treatment Quotes

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Surgery for early stage non-small cell lung cancer is standard treatment and is likely curative. Yet, fewer blacks than whites undergo surgery for the disease, leading to a higher mortality rate among blacks with lung cancer. — Henry Ford

Better treatment and detection methods have also improved the survival rate for people with cancer, and for the first time in history, this year the absolute number of cancer deaths in the U.S. has decreased. — Ike Skelton

I have cervical cancer. I'm what they call a DES baby... I have been cancer free for 7 years now... I had it the first time when I was 19 and then it came back a few years later after I went through treatment. — Amy Weber

We once thought of cancer as an incurable disease; then we started treating it. — David Sinclair

The chemotherapy was very peculiar, something that makes you feel much worse than the cancer itself, a very nasty thing. I used to go to treatment on my own, and nearly everybody else was with somebody. I wouldn't have liked that. Why would you want to make anybody sit in those places? — Maggie Smith

To coexist with communism on the same planet is impossible. Either it will spread, cancer-like, to destroy mankind, or else mankind will have to rid itself of communism (and even then face lengthy treatment for secondary tumors). — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Everyone should know that the 'war on cancer' is largely a fraud. — Linus Pauling

Fluoride causes more human cancer, and causes it faster, than any other chemical. — Dean Burk

People think the FDA is protecting them -- it isn't. What the FDA is doing, and what people think it's doing, are as different as night and day. — Herbert L. Ley, Jr.

The estimated total number of iatrogenic deaths-that is, deaths induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures in the US annually is 783,936.......while 553,251 died of cancer. — Gary Null

Beat Cancer Quotes

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When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer. — Stuart Scott

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. — Robert Altman

I'm going to beat it, ...it's hard...but I plan on being around for a long time to come. — Laura Evans

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. — Darren Shan

Tumor Quotes

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When you release the wrongdoer from the wrong, you cut a malignant tumor out of your inner life. You set a prisoner free, but you discover that the real prisoner was yourself. — Lewis B. Smedes

Most cancers require high glucose to proliferate and survive. In mice, a low sugar, high protein diet reduced tumor size & death rates, indicating that lowering blood sugar levels & increasing protein may be a way to prevent & treat cancer. — David Sinclair

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I went in for an operation to remove a brain tumor. — Lou Gramm

Iran's stance has always been clear on this ugly phenomenon (Israel). We have repeatedly said that this cancerous tumor of a state should be removed from the region. No one will allow a bunch of thugs, lechers and outcasts from London, America and Moscow to rule over the Palestinians. — Ali Khamenei

I had a brain cancer specialist sit in my living room and tell me that he would never take radiation if he had a brain tumor. And I asked him, 'but, do you send people for radiation?' and he said, of course. 'I'd be drummed out of the hospital if I didn't. — Ralph W. Moss

From now on, in any place, if any nation or any group confronts the Zionist regime, we will endorse and we will help. We have no fear expressing this... The Zionist regime is a cancerous tumor that must be removed, and God willing it will be. — Ali Khamenei

The great powers have dominated the destiny of the Islamic countries for years and installed the Zionist cancerous tumor in the heart of the Islamic world. Many of the problems facing the Muslim world are due to the existence of the Zionist regime. — Ali Khamenei

It is very perplexing how an intrepid frontier people, who fought a wilderness, floods, tornadoes, and the Rockies, cower before criticism, which is regarded as a malignant tumor in the imagination. — Edward Dahlberg

Writing isn't a source of pain. It's psychic chemotherapy. It reduces your psychological tumors and relieves your pain. — Dean Koontz

To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor. — Frank Lloyd Wright

Brain Cancer Quotes

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It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married). — Phyllis Schlafly

Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature. — David Foreman

The health dollar is very precious. When someone has such a bad condition as brain cancer, we know they're going to die and they're usually going to die within 12 months of diagnosis. They cost a lot of money to keep the patient alive for that period of time. Is it really worth it? — Charles Teo

You know, once I was thinking of quitting when I was diagnosed with brain, lung and testicular cancer all at the same time. But with the love and support of my friends and family, I got back on the bike and won the Tour de France five times in a row. But I'm sure you have a good reason to quit. — Lance Armstrong

And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year! — Jim Valvano

Addiction is a symptom of not growing up. I know people think it's a disease... If you have a brain tumor, if you have cancer, that's a disease. To say that an addiction is a disease is not fair to the real diseases of the world. — C.C. DeVille

Some wars," he said dismissively. "What am I at war with? My cancer. And what is my cancer? My cancer is me. The tumors are made of me. They're made of me as surely as my brain and my heart is made of me. It is a civil war, Hazel Grace, with a predetermined winner. — John Green

We live longer and healthier lives than ever before. Animal research has improved the treatment of infections, helped with immunisation, improved cancer treatment and had a big impact on managing heart disease, brain disorders, arthritis and transplantation. — Robert Winston

Being politicians, they all got to sharing their personal stories. Obama talked about his mother's battle with cancer. Harry Reid talked about a kid with a cleft palate. And John McCain told how he once carried a brain dead woman through an entire campaign. — Bill Maher

I'm taking special treatments for the cancer in my brain and in my liver. Part of the liver was removed, and they did the treatment on four places in my brain with radiation. And now I'm taking a long-term medicine that stimulates my own immune system to fight against cancer. — Jimmy Carter

Skin Cancer Quotes

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Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life. — Ronald Reagan

I was gonna open a gym and was in negotiation to buy the gym I was working out at. It was a small mom-and-pop and (the owner) wanted to move back to the west coast. My wife at (that) time came down with skin cancer. — Drew Waters

People are like lice - they get under your skin and bury themselves there. You scratch and scratch until the blood comes, but you can't get permanently deloused. — Henry Miller

Florida's number three industry, behind tourism and skin cancer, is voter fraud. — Dave Barry

Skin cancer became personal to my family when my father was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma. — Landon Donovan

When you're younger, you don't believe in it, but it's really so important to stay out the of sun as much as you can. Like if you wanna get tan, you can get a spray tan and not get skin cancer. — Nina Agdal

It's so important to encourage the use of sun cream, tan in a bottle and the disuse of sun beds which are known world-wide as causes of skin cancer. — Peter Andre

In 2012, I was diagnosed with melanoma - skin cancer - and had to get surgery on my left foot. I was out for four weeks - no dancing, no walking, nothing! It was horrible, but it taught me patience and to never take for granted the simple things we have. — Witney Carson

All minorities think they're immune, but we're absolutely part of the one in five that gets skin cancer! It's a myth, and myths are meant to be debunked! — Gabrielle Union

The only reason I've ever had to wear a hat is to avoid skin cancer. — Justine Larbalestier

Cancer Free Quotes

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It is from Italy that we launch through the world this violently upsetting incendiary manifesto of ours. With it, today, we establish Futurism, because we want to free this land from its smelly gangrene of professors, archaeologists, ciceroni and antiquarians. — Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

I'm cancer-free. And I'm on antioxidants and acupuncture and a different diet. And I have a different outlook on life. I don't have resentment any more. It's wonderful. — Louis Gossett, Jr.

I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future. — Julie Gold

There is 'a time to be born' - and born again, free of accumulated, encrusted sores of fears and prejudices, old hates, of cancerous wounds, old prides. And there is a time to die - a time for the blue, unburied child of our young years to be decently interred - and to get on with the living. — Josephine Winslow Johnson

I'm cancer-free right now. That's it. — Jon Lester

People with AIDS, cancer and other illnesses need free nonmedical support services. — Marianne Williamson

I hate cats. But this cancer cat made me feel bad, so I was like, Okay, I'll take her back to L. A. and give her her last six months of pain-free life. — Emmy Rossum

On Dec. 10, 2000, I learned I was free of cancer. — Marissa Jaret Winokur

It seems a bit unfair to my relatives to be murdered in order to provide an opportunity for free will for Germans, but even putting that aside, how does free will account for cancer? Is it an opportunity of free will for tumors? — Steven Weinberg

You're never really cancer-free and I should have known that. — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

People Writing About Cancer

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More Cancer Quotes

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Today I saw cancer, cigarettes, and shortness of breath. This is why I walk to the ocean. Swim with sharks and jellyfish. I may never get this chance again. This is why if you want to kiss, you should kiss. If you want to cry, you should cry. And if you want to live, you should live. You don't have to love me. You already did. — Ryan Ross

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. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul. — Jim Valvano

I think that of all the diseases in the world, the disease that all humankind suffers from, the disease that is most devastating to us is not AIDS, it's not gluttony, it's not cancer, it's not any of those things. It is the disease that comes about because we live in ignorance of the wealth of love that God has for us. — Rich Mullins

Hate is just as injurious to the hater as it is to the hated. Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Many of our inner conflicts are rooted in hate. This is why the psychiatrists say, "Love or perish." Hate is too great a burden to bear. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories. — Chris Van Hollen

Coconut’s distinctive medium-chain composition has been shown to offer protection from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and many other degenerative illnesses, to improve immune function and fat metabolism, and to protect against liver damage from alcohol and other toxins, and deliver anti-inflammatory and immune-supporting properties. — Mark Sisson

The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that's an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time. — Gordon England

The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that's an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time. — Gordon R. England

There isn’t much debate on the downsides of consumption of animal protein. Study after study has demonstrated that heavily animal-based diets are associated with high cardiovascular mortality and cancer risk. — David Sinclair

Cancer changes your life, often for the better. You learn what's important, you learn to prioritize, and you learn not to waste your time. You tell people you love them. My friend Gilda Radner used to say, 'If it wasn't for the downside, having cancer would be the best thing and everyone would want it.' That's true. If it wasn't for the downside. — Gilda Radner

The anti-marijuana campaign is a cancerous tissue of lies, undermining law enforcement, aggravating the drug problem, depriving the sick of needed help and suckering well-intentioned conservatives and countless frightened parents. — William F. Buckley, Jr.

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a 25% higher risk of premature death. People with vitamin D deficiency also had higher death rates from cancer and particularly respiratory diseases. — Rhonda Patrick

Children who grow up getting nutrition from plant foods rather than meats have a tremendous health advantage. They are less likely to develop weight problems, diabetes, high blood pressure and some forms of cancer — Benjamin Spock

I did an 86 hour water fast and i feel INCREDIBLE! Obviously i'm not a doctor, but i've been told by the experts that water fasting can help to significantly reduce the risk of cancer, alzheimers and a ton of other health issues. — Dana White

We need to go after cancer, diabetes, climate change, the substantive problems of the world that, if were solved, would create immense wealth and opportunity that would cascade across countries. — Chamath Palihapitiya

In Conclusion

People often turn to quotes about cancer for comfort and motivation during difficult times. These quotes serve as a reminder that cancer does not define a person, but rather their courage and spirit. They highlight the need for awareness and early detection, encouraging individuals to prioritize their health. Quotes about cancer help spread messages of unity and solidarity, reminding everyone that they are not alone in their battle against this disease.

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