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Cancer In The Family Quotes


"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." - Eve Ensler

"Cancer touches every family in one way or another. As other diseases are brought under control, cancer is set to become the number one killer, and is already in epidemic proportions worldwide." - Paul Davies

"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

"Capitalism is a cancer in the biosphere." - David Foreman

"On the male side of my family, cancer has been very insidious, and so I'm just attempting to live a lifestyle that doesn't follow in their footsteps." - Hill Harper

"I was in Vietnam, and I was exposed to Agent Orange. And there's a high relationship between people that were exposed to Agent Orange and the kind of lymphoma that I had. The prostate cancer was genetic in my family. My father had prostate cancer, my - three of my four uncles had prostate cancer." - Hamilton Jordan

"The word 'cancer' carries with it enormous fear, fear for the future, fear for family." - Wayne Swan

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

"When a person has cancer, the whole family really suffers with her." - Ann Jillian

"We have forgotten that curing cancer starts with preventing cancer in the first place." - David Agus

"In some cases radiation reduces the incidence of cancer." - John Cameron

"I was a vegetarian first. I had high blood pressure at 27, everybody in my family died of cancer, and I knew it was in the food, so I changed my diet." - John Salley

"Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, brain and spinal cord disorders, diabetes, cancer, at least 58 diseases could potentially be cured through stem cell research, diseases that touch every family in America and in the world." - Rosa Delauro

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

"In the poem "C," the crows are associated with cancer, because I had suffered a cancer scare." - Shirley Geok-lin Lim

"Beginning in 1940,...questionable grades of (low) malignancy were classed as cancer. ...the proportion of 'cancer' cures...increased rapidly..." - Hardin B. Jones

"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

"An individual doesn't get cancer, a family does." - Terry Tempest Williams

"My family has had a lot of trouble with cancer in particular. There are a lot of great causes out there but for me to pick one I would say anything that is cancer related." - Casey James

"Screening for colon cancer can stop cancer in its tracks." - Hill Harper

"I don't need to reiterate the fact that that everyone has a relationship with cancer. Whether it's an individual-personal relationship - whether it's with family or friends - we've all been touched by cancer." - Sheryl Crow

"I do' need to reiterate the fact that that everyone has a relationship with cancer. Whether it's an individual-personal relationship - whether it's with family or friends - we"ve all been touched by cancer." - Sheryl Crow

"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 love the cancer spoon!" - Vicki Pettersson

"Cancer affects so many people, and even if it hasn't affected someone in your family then you know someone who has had it." - Mollie King

"When you have cancer, it's like you enter a new time zone: the Cancer Zone. Everything in the Tropic of Cancer revolves around your health or your sickness. I didn't want my whole life to revolve around cancer. Life came first; cancer came second." - Regina Brett

"Like millions of others, I have been plagued by the devastating effects of cancer hitting not one, but multiple members of my family." - Tom Delonge

"When my mother was diagnosed with cancer, my middle school friends and myself really had no idea the impact of that diagnosis, but my family did." - Jenna Morasca

"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

"Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying." - John Green

"But in AIA, Anna decides that being a person with cancer who starts a cancer charity is a bit narcissistic, so she starts a charity called The Anna Foundation for People with cancer Who Want to Cure Cholera." - John Green

"My grandmother refused to concede that any member of the family died of natural causes. An uncle's cancer in middle age occurred because all the suitcases fell off the luggage rack onto him when he was in his teens, and so forth. Death was an acquired characteristic." - Renata Adler

"I write about nuclear tests in Refuge - "The Clan of One-Breasted Women." With so many of the women in my family being diagnosed with breast cancer, mastectomies led to one-breasted women. I believe it is the result of nuclear fallout." - Terry Tempest Williams

"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

"Along with church monies and the United Way, most of the others that I give the most to are organizations for which I have some personal connection in that they have affected family members; i.e., kidney, cancer, heart, and organ donation. My wife and I have also contributed to and been heavily involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Utah County." - LaVell Edwards

"Everyone should have cancer one time - then you'd know that other things aren't important. The guy that gives you the finger at the stoplight don't mean nothing anymore. You come home and something's cold, or you didn't get something in the mail. Big deal. You want to get up every day and see your family and your friends." - Bobby Heenan

"[My mom] had this amazing attitude in the face of everything, including when she got cancer." - William J Clinton

"Cancer - a more or less permanent traffic jam in the body." - Andreas Moritz

"Brain cancer has a latency in the population of 40 years." - Devra Davis

"You can see a person's whole life in the cancer they get." - Haruki Murakami

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

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

"I make myself have energy. It's stubbornness in the face of cancer." - Stuart Scott

"I believe the biggest breakthroughs on cancer could come from brilliant researchers based in India." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"confession ran in the family." - Iris Murdoch

"It was the old psychosomatic side-step. Everyone in my family dances it at every opportunity. You've given me a splitting headache! You've given me indigestion! You've given me crotch rot! You've given me auditory hallucinations! You've given me a heart attack! You've given me cancer!" - Erica Jong

"It's a familiar story now: a meek and depressed high school chemistry teacher with terminal cancer cooks up a scheme to make and market a superior grade of methamphetamine to provide a nest egg for his family after he's gone. But over the course of five seasons Walter White goes from milquetoast to murderous in order to survive." - Bryan Cranston

"Cancer runs in our family. I lost my grandmother to it. There's a saying that you meet people and instantly know them. My grandmother and I had that. The first time my heart was broken was when my grandmother passed away. I was twenty-one." - Cote De Pablo

"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

"Family matters should be that and stay in the family." - Thalia

"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

"My father passed from cancer in 2000; his brother died of cancer before that. My grandfather died of cancer." - Hill Harper

"There's a cancer on the presidency." - John Dean

"hate is cancer of the soul!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"Humanity is the cancer of nature." - David Foreman

"Cancer is the growth of madness denied." - Norman Mailer

"Can't is the cancer of happening." - Charlie Sheen

"Can't is the cancer of happen." - Charlie Sheen

"Syntactic sugar causes cancer of the semicolon." - Alan Perlis

"Suspicion is the cancer of friendship." - Petrarch

"Have I told you I have cancer? It's a very special kind of cancer. Cancer of the soul." - Thom Yorke

"Skin cancer became personal to my family when my father was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma," - Landon Donovan

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

"Cancer stops you in your tracks. It really makes you think about what's important. In a second, life can change. Don't ever forget to say thank you for love and family. What good is your success without them?" - Jaclyn Smith

"Today the data linking violence in the media to violence in society are superior to those linking cancer and tobacco." - David Grossman

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

" the eyes of her oldest friends and colleagues and extended family, she wasn't a painfully thin seventy-five-year-old gray haired woman dying of cancer- she was a grade school class president, the young friend you gossiped with, a date or double date, someone to share a tent with in Darfur, a fellow election monitor in Bosnia, a mentor, a teacher you'd laughed within a classroom or a faculty lounge, or the board member you'd groaned with after a contentious meeting" - Will Schwalbe

"My two grandmothers both died of cancer, so I understand how painful and difficult this disease is on the entire family. My first grandmother passed away from bone cancer when I was about 10. It was really horrible. I remember the whole process like it was yesterday." - Gisele Bundchen

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

"The only things that are immortal in this world are government programs and cancer cells in petri dishes." - Jim Babka

"Conventional cancer treatments are in place as the law of the land because they pay, not heal, the best." - John Diamond

"Cancer is the emergent property of the accumulated errors in an ordered system. It's the consequences of random events." - Steven Popkes

"The Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced medical centers treating esophageal cancer in the world." - Harmon Killebrew

"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 believe deeply in a common humanity. The black man belongs to the family of man. One part of that family is out of control - like a virus or cancer - and that is the white man. He and his technological society are bent on destroying the world. Everywhere the white man has gone with his empire, he has destroyed people, races, societies, cultures, and in the course of it, has sterilized himself. He is completely the mechanical man: without heart, without soul. He is the Tin Man of The Wizard of Oz. But I don't believe that all the white people in the world are no good." - Margaret Walker

"Cancer is probably the most unfunny thing in the world, but I'm a comedian, and even cancer couldn't stop me from seeing the humor in what I went through." - Gilda Radner

"I think I was meant to be a musician who speaks his mind about social justice issues. And I grew up in a lower middle class family, but a family that had enough money to buy a $50 guitar and a $50 amplifier, and had a basement to rehearse in. What I think the global human cost of this horrific poverty is how many Mozarts or curers of cancer are slaving away in the Maquiladoras along the Tijuana border, or in the Indonesian sweat shops? There are billions of people who will never become the people they could be, or the people they were meant to be, due to crushing poverty." - Tom Morello

"Early stages' is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest." - Len Dawson

"'Early stages' is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest." - Len Dawson

"Health experts working on a union backed screening program to detect bladder cancer in a Georgia chemical plant were stunned when the local (ACS) cancer society not only didn't support the program, but tried to discourage participation in it." - Jack Anderson

"In Canada the cancer death rate is 16% higher than in the U.S. because of rationing of medical care. It takes an eight week wait to get radiation therapy for cancer." - Dick Morris

"When my sister was diagnosed with cancer in 1989, her doctor told her that the cancer had probably been in her system for 10 years. By the time cancer's diagnosed, it's usually been around for quite a while." - Marianne Williamson

"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

"You run an ad claiming that [Mitt] Romney is an absolute unfeeling, mean-spirited animal hater because in the example they gave he put his dog on the roof of the station wagon during the family vacation. Why does it work? Why did it stick?And there is an answer.When they [Democrates] ran the ads about guy's wife dying with cancer...? Remember this? This was a serious series of ads, and it was deadly effective." - Rush Limbaugh

"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

"My family understands the pain of struggling with a loved one who's suffering from a blood-related cancer, and we seek to support those who are working to find a cure." - Nadia Bjorlin

"Before I started chemotherapy treatments, I wrote down the best advice from doctors, family, friends, books, and survivors and created an 'Owner's Manual' to help me take care of myself. It would remind me that cancer is doable." - Regina Brett

"We are losing the war against cancer. The prohibition of new carcinogenic products, reduction of toxins in use, and right-to-know laws - these are among the legislative proposals which could reverse the cancer epidemic." - Samuel Epstein

"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

"When the person you love has cancer, they are, in a sense, living on Planet Cancer. They are in a place where you are not. And you can't follow them." - Michel Faber

"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

"I'm a huge breast cancer awareness advocate because my mom went through breast cancer recently. It really brought our family closer." - Brenda Song

"Better to be caught in sudden, complete catastrophe than to be gnawed by the cancer of imagination." - Yukio Mishima

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

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

"It's possible, although far-fetched, that in the future we could think of cancer being used as a therapy." - Eva Vertes

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

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

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

"If we had pursued the war on cancer which President Nixon declared in 1970, Jack Kemp might be alive today." - Arlen Specter

"Righteous hatred' is in the same category as 'righteous cancer' or 'righteous tuberculosis'. All of them are absurd concepts." - Alan Wallace

"...Doctors' investment in radium...the price of radium increased 1,000% when they began to use it on cancer victims..." - Erland Josephson

"Many children with cancer in the developing world can be cured. But without appropriate treatment, few survive." - Caitriona Balfe

"I don't want fear or cancer to define me, but it's always in the back of your mind." - Ethan Zohn

"If we include hedonistic philosophy in hospitals, the lives of patients suffering from cancer would be much, much better." - Michel Onfray

"It feels really good to give back. I'm opening the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness Centre in Australia." - Olivia Newtonjohn

"Enoki mushrooms, a tasty variety commonly sold in grocery stores, were one of the first mushrooms studied for preventing cancer." - Paul Stamets

"Dr Dean Burk, who has spent more than fifty years in cancer research, mainly at the National Cancer Institute states: 'More people have died in the last thirty years from cancer connected with fluoridation than all the military deaths in the entire history of the United States.'" - Dean Burk

"I'm the pink sheep in the family." - Alexander Mcqueen

"I'm the git in the family." - Clive Owen

"I'm not the witch in the family!" - Ichabod

"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

"I don't think tongue cancer is the best cancer for an actor." - Michael Douglas

"I love the fact that in the cancer universe you have a lot of money going towards research, but this is about cancer support. It allows people to receive information to facilitate their healing. It's a revelation and just phenomenal." - Billy Zane

"It will be in the convergence of evolutionary biology, developmental biology and cancer biology that the answer to cancer will lie. Nor will this confluence be a one-way street." - Paul Davies

"The way I look at it is, cancer research is absolutely nonpartisan. Cancer is very democratic in the sense that it attacks people regardless of their race, their gender, their national background, or their political persuasions." - David H Koch

"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

"More people have died in the name of religion than have ever died of cancer. And we try to cure cancer... What makes us take up arms against those who pray to the same God with different words?" - Chuck Austen

"Thanks to feminism, women can now acquire status in two ways: through marriage or their own achievements. Cure cancer or marry the man who does, either way society will applaud. Unless he marries into the British royal family, it doesn't work that way for men. Wives shed no glory on their husbands. Having tea with Nancy Reagan is an honor; having tea with Denis Thatcher is a joke." - Katha Pollitt

"But of course there is always a hamartia and yours is that oh, my God, even though you HAD FREAKING CANCER you give money to a company in exchange for the chance to acquire YET MORE CANCER." - John Green

"So far, I am a cancer survivor, but cancer will be with me for the rest of my life, be it as a nodule, tumor or cell someplace, or in my fears and anxieties," - Kathryn Joosten

"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

"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

"Dean Burk, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute (head of their Cytochemistry Section and 32-year veteran at the agency) declared in a (May 30,1972) letter to (congressman Louis Frey, Jr.) that high officials of the FDA, AMA and ACS (American Cancer Society), were deliberately falsifying information, literally lying...and in other ways thwarting potential cancer cures to which they were opposed." - Barry Lynes

"Treating only terminal cancer patients, the Rand (anti-cancer) vaccine produced objective improvement in 35% of 600 patients while another 30% demonstrated subjective improvement. FDA stopped the vaccine's use in a federal court hearing where neither the cancer patients nor their doctors were allowed to testify." - Barry Lynes

"In loving memory from the Family." - Bugsy Siegel

"I got born in the wrong family ..." - Helen Cresswell

"I joined forces with the American Cancer Society in 2010 as a spokesperson for the N.F.L.'s 'A Crucial Catch' campaign, which benefits the American Cancer Society. This was important to me because I lost my mother to breast cancer, and I have always felt a strong commitment to doing all I can to fight this disease." - Larry Fitzgerald

"A noted cancer specialist in Boston said he believed that if some simple and inexpensive replacement for Chemotherapy for the treatment of cancer were found tomorrow, all US medical schools would teeter on the verge of bankruptcy, so integral a part of their hospital revenues is oncology, the medical specialty of cancer treatment" - Barry Lynes

"Cancer is the ultimate nemesis that hangs in the balance for one in three women and one in two men in their lifetime." - David Agus

"It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats." - Stephen Hawking

"Fiber has a beneficial effect in preventing colon cancer." - David Jenkins

"I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004." - Laura Ziskin

"You've got to get away from the idea cancer is a disease to be cured. It's not a disease really. The cancer cell is your own body, your own cells, just misbehaving and going a bit wrong, and you don't have to cure cancer. You don't have to get rid of all those cells. Most people have cancer cells swirling around inside them all the time and mostly they don't do any harm, so what we want to do is prevent the cancer from gaining control. We just want to keep it in check for long enough that people die of something else." - Paul Davies

"Cancer has shown me what family is. It showed me a love that I never knew really existed." - Michael Douglas

"The human race will be the cancer of the planet." - Julian Huxley

"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

"The great earthquake shall be in the month of May; Saturn, Capricorn, Jupiter, Mercury in Taurus; Venus, also Cancer, Mars in zero." - Nostradamus

"I take pride in knowing the NFL is pink in October, sparking conversations everywhere about breast cancer and prevention, all in the spirit of my mom." - Deangelo Williams

"People should be afraid of the cancer, not the mammogram." - Nancy Reagan

"humanity is a cancer on the body of the world" - Scott Westerfeld

"Only the gospel exposes the cancer of idolatry." - Christopher J. H. Wright

"The white race is the cancer of human history." - Susan Sontag

"You know what the doctors call me? 'The Cancer Warrior.'" - Dick Dale

"Cancer has been unfortunately in my life. My mom's best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer. Both of my grandmas had cancer. I recently lost a friend to cancer." - Marla Sokoloff

"I won the family lottery. I come from the best family in the world." - Jake Epstein

"Apathy is the same as war, it all kills you, she says. Slow like cancer in the breast or fast like a machete in the neck." - Warsan Shire

"The record in the Federal Court discloses that (the NCI) took sides and sought in every way to hinder, suppress and restrict...(a) treatment of cancer." - Benedict Fitzgerald

"Cancer is such a frightening and emotional roller coaster. It's a ride we all want to get off! My best advice is, find the 'glue' that will hold you together - whether it's religion, family, friends, music, yoga, a hobby or a cancer support group. Even our pets can be amazing healers. Be patient and don't give up. Trust me when I say you will come out changed and stronger on the other end of this." - Brenda Jones



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