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

"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 keep working out for me, but I also keep working out for my daughters. I want Taelor and Sydni to know that I'm still strong. I want to walk them both down the aisle. And I still plan to. I hope to. I don't know. That's what cancer robs you of. Cancer robs you of the ability to look past today." - Stuart Scott

"Cleaning up after themselves was a low priority for Margo and my mother. They had both recovered from cancer scares, failed marriages, and lost hope; in their opinion, dirt could wait." - Alice Hoffman

"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

"I'm holding onto the hope that there is some reason that I got cancer and there is something - that may not be very clear to me right now - but that I will do." - Farrah Fawcett

"The four most common cancers that account for about 80 percent of all cancer deaths are lung, breast, colorectal cancer, and prostate cancer." - Laurie Glimcher

"Funds raised create hope for kids with cancer. Research is our top priority for discovering a cure." - Jeff Gordon

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

"That smile could end wars and cure cancer." - John Green

"Envy grew like a cancer, deep and invasive." - J. Lynn

"Breast cancer change you, and the change can be beautiful." - Alyssa-Jane Cook

"Society is cancerous and bureaucracy is its cancer." - William S Burroughs

"Cancer is not a straight line. It's up and down." - Elizabeth Edwards

"More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer." - Sheryl Crow

"Stress is what feeds your cancer. Stress is what gives you cancer and then there's the paparazzi giving you stress." - Farrah Fawcett

"Conventional cancer therapy is so toxic and dehumanizing that I fear it far more than I fear death from cancer." - Julian Whitaker

"I hope that other women can benefit from my experience. Cancer is still a word that strikes fear into people's hearts, producing a deep sense of powerlessness. But today it is possible to find out through a blood test whether you are highly susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer, and then take action. It is my hope that they, too, will be able to get gene tested, and that if they have a high risk they, too, will know that they have strong options. Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of." - Angelina Jolie

"I hope that other women can benefit from my experience. Cancer is still a word that strikes fear into people's hearts, producing a deep sense of powerlessness. But today it is possible to find out through a blood test whether you are highly susceptible to breast and ovarian cancer, and then take action. It is my hope that they, too, will be able to get gene tested, and that if they have a high risk they, too, will know that they have strong options. Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of." - Angelina Jolie

"The things I try to do with Surfrider Foundation, SurfAid, Love Hope Strength, which is a cancer foundation, I try to do as many benefits and fundraising things as I possibly can. It's so important, if you have any kind of a voice, or any way to make a difference, to do that. So, I'm trying to do that, and have fun in the moment, and live life, and hope it all comes together." - Donavon Frankenreiter

"Anders Thomas Jensen and I had talked about making a movie which addressed the cancer issue, and we didn't want to make it heavy-handed. We wanted to do something which had a lot of hope in it. And then for some reason we came up with a romantic comedy." - Susanne Bier

"Every child deserves a chance at a life filled with love, laughter, friends and family. We are working to find the cures that will give these youngsters a fighting chance. When a child or parent faces an uncertain disease like cancer, they can find hope at St. Jude - a place where miracles can and do happen." - Marlo Thomas

"For any woman reading this, I hope it helps you to know you have options. I want to encourage every woman, especially if you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, to seek out the information and medical experts who can help you through this aspect of your life, and to make your own informed choices." - Angelina Jolie

"My mother told me, 'Son, nobody else but God knows.' And that's what I'm about - reaching out to the people, crying with them, giving them hope. Visiting the hospital, visiting the kids with cancer, visiting the adults, and stuff like that. That's what I do." - Mr T

"Farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear" - John Milton

"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

"To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope." - Jack Layton

"Chemotherapy is a good thing even though it kills healthy cells. But we still hope for something better. We'd like to prevent cancer in the first place." - Jaron Lanier

"I spent two years telling studio heads that it wasn't a cancer picture. I hate cancer pictures. I don't want to see a cancer picture. There is only one thing worth saying about cancer, and that is that there are human beings in cancer wards." - James L Brooks

"It seems that cancer is a direct result to injury. If you smoke, you damage your lung tissue, and then lung cancer arises. If you drink, you damage your liver, and then liver cancer occurs." - Eva Vertes

"My mother, father, stepmother and surrogate mother have all died of cancer; my best friend has got terminal cancer and at least five of my other friends have had cancer but survived it." - Arabella Weir

"People grow; people grow apart, and cancer... I've had a very in-depth and personal experience with cancer, and it really causes a perspective shift." - Justin Baldoni

"The odd thing is, that I wrote The Great Spring while I had cancer and it's not about cancer. It was after I was done with cancer that I wrote a book about it." - Natalie Goldberg

"You can manage cancer. You don't have to be degraded by humiliating treatments and protocols. And in some cases, you can be cured of cancer." - Suzanne Somers

"There is only one things in this world shittier than biting it from cancer when you're sixteen, and that's having a kid who bites it from cancer." - John Green

"I see racism as a cancer. It is a cancer growing in us. Unless we stop it, it vegetates and grows bigger which hurts every one of us." - Pearl Tan

"You hear the word 'cancer,' and you think it is a death sentence. In fact, the shock is the biggest thing about a diagnosis of cancer." - Clare Balding

"For example, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Every four minutes someone is diagnosed, and every nine minutes someone dies." - Kevin Richardson

"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

"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

"People just don't know that you can have colon cancer and be completely asymptomatic and healthy." - Julie Gerberding

"I think Donald Trump is a complete and utter buffoon and a cancer to our society." - Daniel Negreanu

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

"There is a very moving and ancient connection between cancer and depression." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"Once you are diagnosed with cancer, time changes. It both speeds up insanely and stops altogether." - Eve Ensler

"I'm a Cancer, which means I'm maternal and emotional. So in relationships I'm screwed." - Lindsay Lohan

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

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

"My life had made me funny, and cancer wasn't going to change that," - Gilda Radner

"I don't rock for Cancer. I rock for cash, and the topless dancers." - Kid Rock

"The people who eat the most animal protein have the most heart disease, cancer and diabetes." - T. Colin Campbell

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

"Colds, ulcers, flu, and cancer are things we get. Schizophrenia is something we are." - Mark Vonnegut

"Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease." - Judith Peacock

"What cancer does is, it forces you to focus, to prioritize, and you learn what's important." - Joel Siegel

"What cancer does is, it forces you to focus, to prioritize, and you learn what's important." - Joel Siegel

"Guns kill more teenagers than the other big killers - heart disease, cancer, and AIDS - combined." - Joycelyn Elders

"Ive heard about cases when people repented of pornography and were healed of liver cancer." - Gordon Klingenschmitt

"Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Cancer is complex and therefore there is not a one-size-fits-all solution." - Tyler Jacks

"I had cancer for fourteen months and wrote a memoir about the experience." - Natalie Goldberg

"Cancer can take a long time to develop and necessarily has multiple causes." - Devra Davis

"I'm in my 60s, and a cancer scare just makes you more aware of mortality." - Shirley Geok-lin Lim

"Rising inequality is a cultural and economic cancer on a lot of different levels." - Kevin Drum

"In a sense, having cancer takes you by the shoulders and shakes you." - Elizabeth Edwards

"There was endometrial tissue outside of where it belonged, and the cancer developed from that." - Robin Quivers

"I'm an honorary ambassador for Stand Up to Cancer, and I'm also associated with St. Jude's." - Sofia Vassilieva

"Above all, cancer is a spiritual practice that teaches me about faith and resilience." - Kris Carr

"When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too." - Terri Clark

"I had a lump on my face and had a big cancer thing removed." - Patrick Duffy

"The vast knowledge we have to prevent cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses is staggering." - Tom Rath

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

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

"I'm allergic to the word 'important' in film and theatre. Cancer research is important." - Robert Sean Leonard

"Cancer is a scary thing and you have to deal with it seriously." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Dense overgrown forests and rangelands have grown like a cancer. They need to be treated." - Gale Norton

"My bladder cancer was related to smoking, and I think smoking kills people." - Bob Schieffer

"I've been through cancer, divorce, loss and bereavement, but they are things most humans go through." - Olivia Newtonjohn

"Both of our daughters, Debbie and Bonnie, are also cancer survivors." - David Wilkerson

"You're never really cancer-free and I should have known that." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"Cancer is a scary thing and you have to deal with it seriously." - Kareem Abduljabbar

"It is so important to talk about your cancer and the feelings you have about it." - Mindy Sterling

"Cancer victimhood contains a permanent temptation to be self-centred and even solipsistic." - Christopher Hitchens

"Whenever women struggle with breast cancer and face better care than ever, that's feminism." - Bell Hooks

"Two of my favourite books are Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer' and 'Tropic of Capricorn.'" - Lydia Lunch

"Tobacco, UV rays, viruses, heredity, and age are the main causes of cancer." - Harold E Varmus

"What cancer does is, it forces you to focus, to prioritize, and you learn what's important." - Joel Siegel

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

"I know so many people who have battled breast cancer and they didn't all make it." - Elizabeth Hurley

"Cancer is manageable. That if you deprive cancer of what it wants, by proper nutrition, avoiding toxins, avoiding chemicals and pharmaceuticals, sleeping well, eliminating stress, and balancing hormones with natural bioidentical hormones, you have a real shot at keeping your cancer at bay. In this way, you are managing your cancer." - Suzanne Somers

"A breast cancer might turn out to have a close resemblance to a gastric cancer. And this kind of reorganization of cancer in terms of its internal genetic anatomy has really changed the way we treat and approach cancer in general." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"Mystery has great power. In the many years I have worked with people with cancer, I have seen Mystery comfort people when nothing else can comfort them and offer hope when nothing else offers hope. I have seen Mystery heal fear that is otherwise unhealable. For years I have watched people in their confrontation with the unknown recover awe, wonder, joy, and aliveness. They have remembered that life is holy, and they have reminded me as well. In losing our sense of Mystery, we have become a nation of burned-out people. People who wonder do not burn out." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"The most surprising fact that people do not know about breast cancer is that about 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer do not have a single relative with breast cancer. Much more than just family history and inherited genes factor into the breast cancer equation." - Kristi Funk

"The decrease in incidents of death from cancer is largely attributable to new medicines or therapeutics. Perhaps a third is attributable to changing our environment, and that includes of course smoking which I believe accounted for probably 20 percent of deaths from, certainly from lung cancer, more than that from lung cancer, but from cancer overall." - Laurie Glimcher

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

"Hope and fear are inseparable." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Love and hope are twins." - Maria Gowen Brooks

"Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry" - Pio of Pietrelcina

"Hope in gates, hope in spoons, hope in doors, hope in tables, no hope in daintiness and determination. Hope in dates." - Gertrude Stein

"Cancer don't respect nothing." - David Chase

"Cancer is everybody's cause." - Laura Ziskin

"Cancer is always funny." - Jim Gaffigan

"Cancer is very chaotic." - Kris Carr

"Cancer does not discriminate." - Kellie Pickler

"Hope provides comfort, and hope does not always require probability." - John Perry

"Hope against hope, and ask till ye receive." - James Montgomery

"Hope and fear are inseparable. There is no hope without fear, nor any fear without hope." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"I hope we find a cure for every major disease, because I'm tired of walking 5K. I'm pretty sure I don't have to sweat for cancer. I'll write a check." - Daniel Tosh

"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

"I first found out I had cancer on my eye and lost an eye to this disease when I was 16, and I've since had cancer in my kidneys and pancreas and a host of other areas." - Tom Rath

"The Teenage Cancer Trust does incredible work supporting and caring for teenagers and young adults with cancer, and it's a cause that is really close to me and my family." - Florence Welch

"I first found out I had cancer on my eye and lost an eye to this disease when I was 16, and I've since had cancer in my kidneys and pancreas and a host of other areas," - Tom Rath

"Cancer has changed, and so have I. Life goes on, even becomes normal again. I refused to let cancer wreck my party. There are just too many cool things to do and plan and live for." - Kris Carr

"Every cancer looks different. Every cancer has similarities to other cancers. And were trying to milk those differences and similarities to do a better job of predicting how things are going to work out and making new drugs." - Harold E Varmus

"A man goes to the doctor for a check, and the doctor exams him and says I've got bad news, you've got cancer and alzheimers. The man goes Thank god I don't have cancer." - Gilbert Gottfried

"Cancer essentially lives in us and becomes activated at some point, and then cells begin to psychotically divide. Initially, the cancer cell looks like other cells and the body invites it in." - Eve Ensler

"It's a fact that children with cancer have higher cure rates than adults with cancer, and I wonder if the reason is their natural, unthinking bravery... Adults know too much about failure; they're more cynical and resigned and fearful." - Lance Armstrong

"Every cancer looks different. Every cancer has similarities to other cancers. And we're trying to milk those differences and similarities to do a better job of predicting how things are going to work out and making new drugs." - Harold E Varmus

"Battling racism and battling heterosexism and battling apartheid share the same urgency inside me as battling cancer." - Audre Lorde

"Corruption is a cancer that steals from the poor, eats away at governance and moral fibre and destroys trust." - Robert Zoellick

"Cancer is a disease that is mysterious, headstrong and makes its own rules. And mine, to this date, is incurable." - Farrah Fawcett

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

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

"If there is a problem, and you don't say anything about it, it's like a cancer and it becomes bigger." - Ruud Gullit

"I am opposed to heart attacks and cancer and strokes the way I am opposed to sin." - Mary Lasker

"I attacked my cancer diagnosis the same way I attack training and competing, and that's pretty fearless." - Eric Shanteau

"Come to me and show me a small cancer and I'll tell you you've got a small cancer that should be cut out. That's realism but in America it's called cynicism." - Gore Vidal

"When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that's a term. It implies that he failed and that somebody else that defeated cancer is heroic and courageous." - Norm Macdonald

"I enjoy working with the American Cancer Society because I fully support its mission of saving lives and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays for everyone." - Larry Fitzgerald

"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

"We must work to ensure that the Nevada Cancer Institute continues to receive the dollars necessary to make it a vibrant source of research and clinical assistance for cancer victims throughout the state of Nevada and the nation." - Jon Porter

"So you come soon to power, but you have merely inherited the crisis and yours is the profit of cancer." - Norman Mailer

"There is no conclusive proof that nicotine's addictive... And the same thing with cigarettes causing emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease." - Rush Limbaugh

"In my world, the hero always defeats the villain, the boy always gets the girl, and cancer is no more," - Laura Ziskin

"The trans fatty acids (found in animal products and cooked oils) are a factor in breast cancer." - Edward Martin

"I heard those words that every woman fears and never wants to hear, You have breast cancer," - Joan Lunden

"I may have found the cure for cancer, and I think it might be Thom Yorke Serum." - Thom Yorke

"I feel so fortunate and grateful to be a survivor of breast cancer. I see it as a gift." - Olivia Newton-John

"Having an energy conversation without talking about climate is like talking about smoking and not talking about cancer." - Chris Hayes

"I don't believe in the end that God gave me cancer, but He certainly could have stopped it and didn't." - Matt Chandler

"I had uterine cancer, which is the most under-funded and under-researched of all the female cancers." - Fran Drescher

"My mother was cancer. She slowly destroyed everything around her. She produced two killers; me and my brother Joe." - Richard Kuklinski

"Breast cancer is not just a woman's issue - it affects all of us: the brothers, husbands, fathers, children and friends." - Ralph Lauren

"You show me something that doesn't cause cancer, and I'll show you something that isn't on the market yet." - George Carlin

"I just ask that everyone continue to raise awareness and fight for pediatric cancer. The fight's not over." - Devon Still

"To refrain and desist from interfering with terminal cancer patients, in their use of Laetrile acquired through the 'Affidavit System." - Luther L. Bohanon

"I think America causes cancer, longevity is less important than fun, and young people should be discouraged from voting." - Bill Maher

"I worked 22 years in the industry, and I noticed that operating systems get cancer with age." - Jean-Louis Gassee

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

"Cancer had a chance to break me down, but I was determined to fight back with strength and positivity." - Samantha Harris



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