The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life.— Dalai Lama
Terrific Cancer Awareness quotations
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.
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.
I recently formed a foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
I feel it's very necessary that men be more aware about prostate cancer and their health in general.
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.
Nationalism and extremism ... are spreading today like a cancerous growth in the fabric of people's national self-awareness.
We could have lost faith and just let this battle with cancer get the best of us, or I could give my daughter's battle with cancer a purpose and use my platform to try to raise as much awareness as possible.
We live in a universe devoted to the creation, and eradication, of awareness.
Augustus Waters did not die after a lengthy battle with cancer. He died after a lengthy battle with human consciousness, a victim - as you will be - of the universe's need to make and unmake all that is possible.
My goal is people associate November with COPD awareness month as much as they notice October with breast cancer and pink. That'd be a great thing if it happened. The fact that COPD kills more people than breast cancer and diabetes put together should raise some red flags.
Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they're active and they talk about it.
The cancer in me became an awareness of the cancer that is everywhere.
The cancer of cruelty, the cancer of carelessness, the cancer of greed.
As a cancer survivor, I am very aware of how many wasted minutes I don't have.
The surest way to waste what is left of your life is to worry about what might happen or what might have been.
I'm a huge breast cancer awareness advocate because my mom went through breast cancer recently. It really brought our family closer.
I started realizing I could be an example for women to not just be aware of breast cancer but to act on it, to make an appointment, to give themselves an exam.
My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 13 and it was something we weren't really aware of as a family.
I'm in my 60s, and a cancer scare just makes you more aware of mortality.
My mother died of ovarian cancer; I support organizations that raise awareness of this silent killer. Women's shelters - Jenesse Center in L.A. and the Primo Center in Chicago. Kovler Diabetes Center in Chicago.
Movember is an event that I've supported for a number of years.
I haven't grown a moustache myself before, but I've always donated to others. I think that raising awareness for men's health is really important. You see a lot of initiatives - very public initiatives - around women's health, like breast cancer awareness and the like, but men's health issues tend to go more unnoticed. I think this is a great cause and I'm proud to support it.
Donald, I'm not sure if you're even aware of this, but the only difference between you and Michael Douglas from the movie, Wall Street, is that no one's going to be sad when you get cancer.
The idea is to encourage men to go with their wives and screen.
So, if the wife is going to go and do her screening, then the man can go and do his baseline screening, too. Men need to be aware of the health of their bodies, as well - prostate cancer and breast cancer are almost on the same level.
I think a lot of people just aren't aware how young you can be and be diagnosed with breast cancer.
I just ask that everyone continue to raise awareness and fight for pediatric cancer. The fight's not over.
Everyone on this planet needs to be made aware that for several years now I have met and keep meeting people who no longer have AIDS, cancer, and almost any other disease you can think of, due to the continual and correct application of oxygen therapies.
When Mrs. Bush was First Lady, she went all over the Mideast talking about breast cancer awareness and the need for early screening. She did this in places where the cultures prohibit such discussion or even detection efforts.
I wanted to create a multibillion dollar company that lets me go out and let us go out and change the world and create a Skin Cancer Awareness Center that costs a quarter a billion dollars.