Cancer Quotes

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. - Author Unknown


When praying for healing, ask great things of God and expect great things from God. But let us seek for that healing that really matters, the healing of the heart, enabling us to trust God simply, face God honestly, and live triumphantly.- Arlo F. Newell


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


The future you see is the future you get.-- Robert G Allen


Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.-- Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Sometimes in our lives we reach rock bottom. We experience what we call HELL. For each of us it's dressed up differently, but for all of us it is dark, tough and devastating. This HELL can be our awakening. Some people call it a breakdown; I believe it is a breakthrough.-- Unknown


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


People used to say everyone knows someone who's had breast cancer. In the past few weeks, I've learned something else: Everyone has someone close to them who has had breast cancer.-Debbie Wasserman Schultz


Progressivism is the cancer in America and it is eating our Constitution, and it was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution.-Glenn Beck


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


Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer.-Drew Lewis


SO when I got word from three different sets of people who all said Manson had cancer, I knew I couldn't get straight info from his staff and had no choice but to go over the fence for it.-Lynette Fromme


Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.-Petrarch


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


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.-George McGovern


The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what hap- pens, 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.-Gilda Radner


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


They have - they do still hit me occasionally, and it's an overwhelming grief for what - even though my life is so good now, even including going through treatment for cancer, my life is incredible.-Lynn Redgrave


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.-Herbie Mann


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


This show has shown me how to throw a punch. But watching my future sister-in-law go through breast cancer has also shown me how to take one.-Charlotte Ross


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


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


Understanding how DNA transmits all it knows about cancer, physics, dreaming and love will keep man searching for some time.-David R. Brower


Unfortunately, cancer is the number one killer of children in this country today, and it destroys not only these innocent victims, but their families as well.-Michael McCaul


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.-Jerry Doyle


I pictured myself as a virus or a cancer cell and tried to sense what it would be like.-Jonas Salk


I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, 'I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years.-James Randi


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.-Herbie Mann


I think governments are the cancer of civilization.-Chuck D.


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.-Judy Collins


I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us.-Elizabeth Edwards


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


I was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it's like a spiritual cancer afflicts you.-Mel Gibson


I'll also tell you that five hundred thousand people will die this year of cancer. And I'll also tell you that one in every four will be afflicted with this disease, and yet, somehow, we seem to have put it in a little bit of the background.-Jim Valvano


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


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


I'm sure it really is hard to be an oncologist, and actually, more and more people are surviving cancer.-Marcia Wallace


I've always been very involved in anything that had to do with lung disease or cancer.-Loni Anderson


I've been a rock star since you were very young. But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.-Melissa Etheridge


I've helped many, many, many children, thousands of children, cancer kids, leukemia kids.-Michael Jackson


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


If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic.-Nicholas D. Kristof


If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in 1970 as the war on cancer, we would have cured many strains. I think Jack Kemp would be alive today. And that research has saved or prolonged many lives, including mine.-Arlen Specter


If we stop exploring space, we're going to lose the same part of us that found vaccines and penicillin, the part that searches for cures to cancer and AIDS.-Corbin Bernsen


If you're unable to catch it in time, the cancer can spread to the lymph nodes and at that point, the cancer is essentially incurable, but that doesn't mean your condition can't be improved.-Len Dawson


Having had cancer, one important thing to know is you're still the same person at the end. You're stripped down to near zero. But most people come out the other end feeling more like themselves than ever before.-Kylie Minogue


Heart disease continues to be the number one killer; cancer, the number 2 killer, not far behind. The tragic aspect of these deadly diseases is that they could all be cured, I do believe, if we had sufficient funding.-Arlen Specter


Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer.-Dick Francis


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


Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.-James Larkin


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


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 the least intimidating person. I think I would have done better in my career if I were a little more intimidating. Even the maid who comes to work for me once a week has found out that she can just trample over me... I'm a Cancer! We are not ferocious people.-Karen Black


I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong.-Greg Akcelrod


I applaud the American Cancer Society for all they do to eradicate smoking. Their local, state and national efforts help to discourage young people from taking up this deadly habit and the resources they provide have helped numerous smokers quit.-Allyson Schwartz


I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it.-John Dean


I could be a bit of a pain in the arse. Since I've come out of my cancer, I must say I intend to be even more of a pain in the arse.-Harold Pinter


I didn't know anything about breast cancer when I got it.-Rue McClanahan


I do a lot of races for the cure for breast cancer.-Mary Ann Mobley


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.-Anjelica Huston


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


I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control.-Geraldine Ferraro


I have been unexpectedly confronted with my own mortality as I was told that I had cancer.-Jodi Rell


I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you've ever heard.-Kathy Griffin


I have to admit, like so many women, I always knew there was a chance. But like so many women, I never thought it would be me. I never thought I'd hear those devastating words: 'You have breast cancer.'-Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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