Cancer Quotes by Louis Gossett, Jr., John Glenn, Olivia Newton-John, John Berryman, Cokie Roberts, Sherri Shepherd and many others.
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.
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!
I hate to talk about typecasting, because being typecast as Columbo ain’t cancer.
If you just do a Google search and type in ‘smoking’ or ‘lung cancer’, you will be barraged with never ending facts and numbers, like how one in every three Americans is affected by lung disease and how COPD is the third leading cause of death and if you get lung cancer the odds are 95% that you will die.
I believe the biggest breakthroughs on cancer could come from brilliant researchers based in India.
Tai Shimano visited Shunryu Suzuki. “How are you feeling these days?” Suzuki replied, “They have a new name for me: Cancer!”
Unfortunately, with men’s health, we don’t talk about it enough, and prostate cancer gets lost in the conversation.
We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.
Cancer had a chance to break me down, but I was determined to fight back with strength and positivity.
Despite the fact that a predicted 350,000 persons in the US will die of cancer this year, the cancer bureaucracy keeps a closed mind. …the basic issue is not the efficacy of Laetrile, but the infringement of freedom in what amounts to a life and death question.
It was Disney World fused with Cancerland.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Thank you for explaining that my eye cancer isn’t going to make me deaf. I feel so fortunate that an intellectual giant like yourself would deign to operate on me.
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.
So many states are putting very stringent regulations on women that block them from exercising that choice to the extent that they are defunding Planned Parenthood, which, of course, provides all kinds of cancer screenings and other benefits for women in our country.
If you have lung cancer, the most important thing you can know is your genetic code.
Movies are fun, but they are no cure for cancer.
I hope I can become a voice for all cancers and all patients.
An individual doesn’t get cancer, a family does.
We could go work on curing cancer. We could go work on building spaceships. We could go work on art projects. What’s fun about working at Asana is we get to work on all of them at the same time.
Dying to be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing.
For example, in Vitamin K, the clotting proteins get it first… and
only after they’re satisfied do you prevent calcification of the arteries,
or prevent cancer, or prevent bone fractures. It’s all insidious damage
that you get that’s a long term consequence. In fact, we call these the
diseases of aging.
only after they’re satisfied do you prevent calcification of the arteries,
or prevent cancer, or prevent bone fractures. It’s all insidious damage
that you get that’s a long term consequence. In fact, we call these the
diseases of aging.
We cannot wait for others to make a difference, we have to be the change ourselves. To be a part of the making of yet another cancer hospital is a blessing in itself.’ Watch me live on ARY Digital and donate to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Peshawar as much as you can.
…chief executives of large fossil fuel companies to [should] be put on trial for high crimes against humanity and nature; [Hansen] accusing them of actively spreading doubt about global warming in the same way that tobacco companies blurred the links between smoking and cancer.
Un-forgiveness is like cancer; it eats you from the inside out.
The buildup of negative auric vibrations initially impairs our ability to perceive psychically. They can eventually cause us to become ill. Most serious illnesses, including many types of cancer, are the result of auric toxicity.
Let me get a sip of water here… you figure this stuff is safe to drink? Actually, I don’t care, I drink it anyway. You know why? Because I’m an American and I expect a little cancer in my food and water. I’m a loyal American and I’m not happy unless I let government and industry poison me a little bit every day.
People love to be listened to and represented, and they love it when they feel like you have some of the same problems that they do. Everybody deals with things like romantic difficulties in relationships and death and cancer and abuse.
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.
But cancer can also be fun with its luncheons, theatre parties, and fund raising luaus. …What will they all do if a cure comes out of it? Considering how easily the March of Dimes conglomerate shifted gears after the polio vaccine, it should pose no problem.
For those with health conditions like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, the rising cost of lifesaving medications is straining budgets, fueling undue stress, and forcing them to make difficult decisions.
We’re living in an age where new technology offers gigantic upsides – artificial intelligence has the potential to diagnose cancer, catch serial killers and reduce prison populations.
Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
A positive attitude does not cure cancer, any more than a negative one causes it.
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.
I had a real bad attitude after my dad passed of liver cancer. I was 9, and we were really close.
In my practice as surgeon, I am impressed by the alarming increase of cancer cases brought to my notice; an increase, which in the light of the general hygienic and sanitary improvements of our time, can point to no other cause than the indulgence in certain foodstuffs detrimental to normal life of the body.
Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse.
Having the choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important. It has given me a sense of peace during a time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain.
I’ve been through cancer, divorce, loss and bereavement, but they are things most humans go through.
To argue that universal health care would wreck the U.S. lead in cancer survival, you’d have to argue that universal health care would wreck the entire U.S. economy.
Doctors’ investment in radium…the price of radium increased 1,000% when they began to use it on cancer victims.
I think cancer – I’m not an expert or a doctor – but I think cancer is the result of undigested dreams and forcing yourself to do something that is not distinctively you.
William ‘Big Bill’ Rockefeller, who sold cancer ‘cures‘ from a medicine wagon, taught him to leap into his arms from a tall chair. One time his father held his arms out to catch him but pulled them away as little John jumped. The fallen son was told sternly, ‘Remember, never trust anyone completely, not even me.’
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.
Animal experiments are no joke. Thank goodness scientists are finding better, more humane ways to develop treatments for cancer and other killer diseases.
For people who are afraid to talk about cancer, for people who are afraid to communicate with their loved ones about it, and for the people who want to pretend cancer doesn’t exist, either delaying diagnosis or not getting regular checkups, the consequences can be fatal. Doing nothing about cancer will kill you.
You beat Cancer by how you live.
The ‘Great Walk to Beijing‘ was a fundraiser for my cancer center. It was a three-week trek with fellow cancer ‘thrivers,’ including celebrities ranging from Joan Rivers to Leeza Gibbons and Olympians.
ItвЂ™s time to close the books on infectious diseases, declare the war against pestilence won, and shift national resources to such chronic problems as cancer and heart disease.
My friend’s granddad died of prostate cancer and it had a profound effect on me. So when I was presented with the opportunity to speak out, I had to take it. This is a life threatening issue for men, it happens every day. The more you know the better your chances are of dealing with it if the worst were to happen.
I’m always very excited about trying to do something on next-generation biotechnology and life sciences because I think if we can cure cancer or dementia, we can really make the future a lot better and I think these things are eminently doable.
Being diagnosed with cancer really opened my eyes to the fact anyone can have it and that even though we think we have control over everything in our lives, we don’t.
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.
I eat like a horse; sometimes I think I must have cancer.
The laugh-count is right up there with being diagnosed with late-stage cancer.
Cancer cells have a lot of other things that are really wrong with them, and we should never forget that these are cells that have become deaf to all the signals that the body sends out, such as you can multiply a certain amount, you can be in a certain place in the body, where to stay, where to move, and so on.
My father passed from cancer in 2000; his brother died of cancer before that. My grandfather died of cancer.
Both of my grandmothers were diagnosed with breast cancer – one is a survivor and one passed away.
I know so many people who have battled breast cancer and they didn’t all make it.
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.
Regardless of one victory, two victories, four victories, there’s never been a victory by a cancer survivor. That’s a fact that hopefully I’ll be remembered for.
I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity.
I want to fight and win the war on cancer.
Why is there no cure for cancer? Because the medical industry doesn’t want one! And the pharmaceutical industry doesn’t want one! Because they would lose too much money!
(I’ve learned) how important it is to really evaluate your own life…to pay attention to what’s going on in your own head, and to know that this is (your) life…and make conscious decisions about how you want to live it.
When Nixon declared the war on cancer, he had no army. He had no tools. He had no anything, except good intentions.
I don’t think it’s like eastern mysticism, which leaves the person whole. It’s really another form of cancer, television.
Only you know what you’re trying to accomplish. Any time you’re thinking about whether someone’s going to like this or not like this, you’re f**ked. You’ve made the decision based in fear. Fear is the cancer to creativity.
So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you’re running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer.
My family and friends were definitely the key to my recovery. One thing that I do suggest is that anyone dealing with a life-threatening illness like cancer choose a point person for people to call to find out how you are doing – a sister, brother, mother, father, daughter, son, or close friend.
Cancer is a demonic pregnancy.
The Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced medical centers treating esophageal cancer in the world.
Kids whose puberty begins too soon face not just psychological risks, but physical ones too, with an increased likelihood of cancer, as well as skeletal changes that could prevent them from attaining their full adult height.
My father had spent years fighting cancer of the head and neck. He had numerous operations, and he was reduced and reduced and reduced. By the end, he had a growth so big under his eye that it hurt to look at him.
It’s very frightening when you’re told you have any form of the c-word, but because of early detection, they caught it before it had hardly begun. I’m completely cured and will go on to have a wonderful, fruitful life. I’ll never die of prostate cancer.
Famously cancer fighting, laden with vitamins, minerals, soluble fiber, and phytonutrients, broccoli and its relatives are among the healthiest ingredients of the human diet.
We don’t know: some little black boy or girl growing up in the inner city might grow up and cure cancer for all of us – if we let them do it.
It’s the closest to death I have ever been. The chemotherapy takes you as far down into hell as you’ve ever, ever been.
It amazes me how much of what passes for knowledge in cancer therapy turns out to be incomplete, inadequate, and anecdotal.
My grandfather killed my father in my mind. I know he died of cancer-but it was because of what my grandfather did to him.
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.
Cancer is the great equalizer. Everyone is affected by it either themselves or through loved ones.
All the things that human beings suffer from are how their environment treats them, and how the elements of their planet affects their mind and body – like radiation, cancer, and all.
We’ll be able to have very intelligent, little robots with computers going inside our bloodstream, keeping us healthy from inside, destroying cancer at the level of one cell.
They’ve spread like cancer. ISIS has spread like cancer.
My cancer continues to make for all kind of hilarity.
I think it’s scandalous that we haven‘t done more to cure cancer.
Race relations can be an appropriate issue… but only if you want to craft solutions, and not catalogue complaints. If we use the issue appropriately, we can transform it from the cancer of our society into the cure.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
I have no qualms about saying I am more confident in the medical treatment in America. The breast cancer survival rate is 20 per cent higher than in the UK.
I’m going to make people happy. I’m going to make them forget about their cancer. I’m going to make them forget about their diabetes.
My friend’s granddad died of prostate cancer and it had a profound effect on me. So when I was presented with the opportunity to speak out, I had to take it. This is a life threatening issue for men; it happens every day. The more you know, the better your chances are of dealing with it if the worst were to happen.
Go to the doctor, get a checkup, and get Pap smears regularly. Cervical cancer is very preventable, and if you catch it early, there are tons of ways to treat it as well.
The idea that cancer genes are sitting inside each and every one of our chromosomes, just waiting to be corrupted or inactivated and thereby unleashing cancer, is, of course, one of the seminal ideas of oncology.
There’s a phrase in Shakespeare: he refers to it as the ‘hidden imposthume’, and this idea of a hidden swelling is seminal to cancer. But even in more contemporary writing it’s called ‘the big C’.
I have no regrets. I had an amazing surrogate who carried my son for me. I am so grateful to her. I can even say I am grateful for having cancer. I was always meant to be a mom, but if I didn’t have cancer, I never would have had Zev. I would have had a kid, but not Zev, and I want Zev – tantrums and all.
I didn’t know anything about breast cancer when I got it.
I was raised on pork… steak, chicken, everything… And everyone in my family pretty much of the older generation has diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, cancer.
There are lots of dimensions to being a cancer patient. The overwhelming one is that it takes over your life.
How could God allow cancer, poverty, the sheer unfairness of so many lives?
We are all precancerous.
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.
More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer.
Because that’s what unfaithfulness is, isn’t it? A cancer that’s always there in the back of your mind, eating away at the foundations of the relationship. It’s happened once, it could happen again, so you’re always looking for telltale signs or symptoms to show that it’s reappeared.
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!
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.
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.
When you think of the costs of cancer care, one can imagine that drugs like checkpoint blockers or transfer of these T lymphocytes are actually cost-saving, just as treatments for hepatitis C, while expensive, overall save money by preventing hepatitis and hep – hepatocarcinoma in patients.
Medications are palliatives. They are not designed to cure the degenerative diseases of the body.
In retrospect, I have devoted my scientific life mainly to the question to what extent infectious agents contribute to human cancer, trusting that this will contribute to novel modes of cancer prevention, diagnosis and, hopefully, later on, also to cancer therapy.
In the poem “C,” the crows are associated with cancer, because I had suffered a cancer scare.
Jealousy… is a mental cancer.
Every successful cancer treatment includes the following three ingredients: thorough detoxification, a change of diet and mental or spiritual work.
I’m the youngest of four boys, and my oldest brother, Todd, was like a father figure to me. We were very close even though we were 23 years apart. When my parents were working, he was the one there for me. He was diagnosed with lung cancer when he was 15 years old.
Freedom of speech means nothing to a people who are too weak in their convictions to speak out against the evil that is eating at the heart of the nation like a cancer.
I would love to start a cancer organization.
I love the cancer spoon!
Achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, identifying treatments to diseases like cancer, and harnessing the power of robotics and artificial intelligence to support everyday tasks are all within our grasp. The first country that gives birth to these discoveries will change life as we know it.
We can choose food that doesn’t lead to illnesses like diabetes and cancer. We can choose food that doesn’t contribute to water pollution and climate change. And we can choose food that keeps local economies vibrant and farmers on their land.
When I first came out about my breast cancer, I didn’t want to talk about it, but I had to, because young women were getting it, and people weren’t understanding that.
There is a duality in recognising what an incredible disease it is – in terms of its origin, that it emerges out of a normal cell. It’s a reminder of what a wonderful thing a normal cell is. In a very cold, scientific sense, I think a cancer cell is a kind of biological marvel.
I’m an optimist, so I think everything can be worked out and fixed. But from having cancer I learned that even if you’re even an optimist, sometimes you just have to face the facts that certain things are broken.
Cancer is complex and therefore there is not a one-size-fits-all solution.
Movies are fun, but they’re not a cure for cancer.
I have preferred chloroform to cancer
I don’t think we will find a cure for all cancers in the next 50 years let alone 20. I think it’s foolishness to say that.
Breast Cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, stay strong and centered and be involved in all aspects of your treatment.
[My mom] had this amazing attitude in the face of everything, including when she got cancer.
The biggest risk factor for cancer is aging.
If I were a 40-year-old woman, 40-to-50, I’d want to be getting my mammograms. They catch cancers, and cancer is very curable if you catch it early.
If you could make male mortality rates the same as female rates, you would do more good than curing cancer.
If ObamaCare had been fully implemented when I caught cancer, I’d be dead.
Saying sulfates do not cause acid rain is the same as saying that smoking does not cause lung cancer.
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.
I’ve always thought of myself as being a warrior. When you actually have a battle, it’s better than when you don’t know who to fight.
I thought I knew what fear was, until I heard the words ‘You have cancer’.
Liberalism is a cancer; it’s a forest fire; it destroys every single thing it touches.
Americans are grossly deficient in basic micronutrients and especially those phytochemicals that arm our immune system to fight cancer.
Mary Lasker was an entrepreneur; she was a socialite. She was kind of a legendary networker. She became interested in saying, ‘Well, you know, if these diseases don’t have political support we’ll never conquer them.’ And she made, really, cancer her special cause.
My mother was cancer. She slowly destroyed everything around her. She produced two killers; me and my brother Joe.
I have been unexpectedly confronted with my own mortality as I was told that I had cancer.
My biggest fear in life is losing the people I love, and the thing with cancer is that it seems that you can’t really control it.
I don’t believe in the end that God gave me cancer, but He certainly could have stopped it and didn’t.
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.
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.
Coffee is already known to be a preventive factor against mild depression, Parkinson’s disease, and colon and rectal cancers.
I want to finish by saying that I intend to be an avid spokesperson for testicular cancer once I have beaten the disease. I want this to be a positive experience and I want to take this opportunity to help others who might someday suffer from the same circumstance I face today.
Very few people around the world know that cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined – until we get everyone to realize that, it will be tough to get them to act.
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.
June Jordan, who died of cancer in 2002, was a brilliant, fierce, radical, and frequently furious poet. We were friends for thirty years. Not once in that time did she step back from what was transpiring politically and morally in the world. She spoke up, and led her students, whom she adored, to do the same.
It was a fine cancer experience, as cancer experiences go.
There’s nothing like the bravery and the strength and the extraordinary optimism of a five-year-old child in a cancer hospital, fighting to live. It’s there inside the spirit.
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.
I’ve been talking to people, and I’ve gone to hospitals, talked to survivors, to doctors, to caregivers. I just learned that there’s really no one way for somebody to experience dealing with cancer.
Choose the whole of your environment, things and events, based upon the value, meaning and function they hold. Do not allow obligation or immediacy to bind you to physical things or specific actions.
Beginning in 1940,…questionable grades of (low) malignancy were classed as cancer. …the proportion of ‘cancer’ cures…increased rapidly.
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.
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.
It’s a terrible thing that we cannot really trust the FDA or NCI (National Cancer Institute). We need, therefore, an independent scientific investigation.
While I may never be in remission from cancer, I am currently in remission from an unhealthy relationship to food.
When I was 17, a neighbour I knew well died of cancer, and I became au pair to her three little girls. In circumstances like that, when you can’t really help, I think it’s a human response to do something beyond oneself. So I did a sponsored parachute jump for Cancer Research. It was exciting and ridiculous.
People go through challenging moments of losing people and of having their life threatened from illness and real grief. But they get through it. And that’s the testament to the human spirit and it’s -we are fragile, but we also are divine.
The flip side of suicide is that it leaves a lingering question in the minds of the people who survived. It’s like a cancer that’s metastasized. The suicide is the cancer and the metastasis is all these people saying, Why? Why? Why?
You don’t inherit cancer; you actually get it.
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.
Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk.
AZT was never meant to treat HIV. It was meant to treat cancer and, when it was discovered to be toxic, the drug companies stopped clinic trials of the drug because it was so toxic. Is this drug really one we want to use?
….chemotherapy’s success record is dismal. It can achieve remissions in about 7% of all human cancers; for an additional 15% of cases, survival can be “prolonged” beyond the point at which death would be expected without treatment. This type of survival is not the same as a cure or even restored quality of life.
You know what happens to people who lie. They get sick and they get cancer. If they keep lying, they get it again.
Growth that adds volume without improving productivity is fat. Growth that diminishes productivity is cancer.
When I had cancer – of the colon first, followed by breast cancer and a mastectomy – my motto used to be ‘Drips by day, Prada by night.’ I felt that I had to grasp it in the same way as you’d take on any challenge.
Everyone’s just telling me that there’s this rumor going around that I’m dying of cancer
I never thought of having cancer as something that was unfair. I just braced myself and tried to get through 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.
Depression is a treatable medical illness like cancer and heart disease.
I’ve had a hip replacement, I’ve beaten cancer, I had my hand operation, and I stopped drinking. Something inside of me just went, ‘I’m done.’
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.
Dementia is our most-feared illness, more than heart disease or cancer.
Destructive criticism is the biggest single enemy of human potential. It is worse than cancer or heart disease. While those diseases can ultimately lead to the deterioration and death of an individual, destructive criticism kills the soul of the person but leaves the body walking around.
It’s possible, although far-fetched, that in the future we could think of cancer being used as a therapy.
I’ve always been very involved in anything that had to do with lung disease or cancer.
I think that there are cancers of the body, but I think they are what I would call cancer of the emotional system, too. These are the kind of diseases or illnesses or sicknesses of the emotional system that are as incurable as cancer.
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.
Shortly before I turned 37 and my older daughter turned 3, I was diagnosed with breast cancer: stage III of IV.
Our intention is not to create cloned human beings, but rather to make lifesaving therapies for a wide range of human disease conditions, including diabetes, strokes, cancer, AIDS, and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
People just don’t know that you can have colon cancer and be completely asymptomatic and healthy.
Science has been quite embattled. It’s the most important thing there is. An arts graduate is not going to fix global warming. They may do other valuable things, but they are not going to fix the planet or cure cancer or get rid of malaria.
People with AIDS, cancer and other illnesses need free nonmedical support services.
A lot of people are listening and most people believe global warming is a problem and they’d like to see it addressed. But governments and the biggest companies in the world don’t want to deal with it like they didn’t want to deal with the fact that tobacco causes cancer.
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.
Cancer was not disorganized chromosomal chaos. It was organized chromosomal chaos
So you come soon to power, but you have merely inherited the crisis and yours is the profit of cancer.
Dad’s cancer experience included periods of relatively good health as well as bouts of hospitalisation as he coursed his way through a variety of different chemotherapy treatments.
In 1980, a woman promised her dying sister to change how Americans thought about breast cancer. Thirty years later, the result – the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation – is one of the nation’s largest non-profits, and one of the most successful triumphs in public health marketing and changing health habits.
I came away from the talk with the perception that the risk of adverse side effects is so much greater than the risk of cervical cancer, I couldnвЂ™t help but question why we need the vaccine at all.
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.
I mean, I’m married to an academic oncologist, a cancer doctor, okay? He and his colleagues are some of the most conscientious, devoted, hard-working, conventional bourgeois people in the known universe. They are the people that keep this society going.
Dad was diagnosed with lung cancer when I was a lad. From then on, he lived in fear that death was just around the corner, and he set about programming me to work hard and bring in some cash.
One of the biggest lessons I learned from nearly dying of cancer is the importance of loving myself unconditionally. In fact, learning to love and accept myself unconditionally is what healed me and brought me back from the brink of death.
Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.
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.
Cancer is not one disease but many diseases.
Coming to terms with Donald Trump as the Republican nominee is like being told you have Stage 1 or Stage 2 cancer. You know you’ll probably survive, but one way or the other, there’s going to be a lot of throwing up.
Racism is the greatest cancer of my lifetime.
My mom, she’s a breast cancer survivor and because of that I had started getting mammograms once a year, starting at age 30.
It is exciting to work with students thinking about issues of the day, from closing the achievement gap to finding a cure for cancer.
I’m not someone who has had to deal with much personal drama outside of the usual: growing up with parents who hated each other, two marriages and divorces of my own. There was the cancer thing, too.
Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
The only person who can save you is you: That going to be the thing that informed the rest of my life.
Reducing the price of AIDS drugs gave me so much satisfaction that I’ve been thinking what else I could do. One day, I thought, ‘Let’s look at cancer and see how we can spare cancer patients’ unnecessary suffering.’
Don’t miss your life.
My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was.
Maybe if we said that sin causes cancer, people would take it more seriously.
“I’m in a win-win playoff. ” Response of a Christian dying of cancer at thirty on the prospect of miraculous healing.
Families fighting childhood cancer should not have to worry about where they’re going to get the next dose of the drug they need to save their child’s life.
I’m passionate about making a difference in increasing the quality of life and survivorship for all affected by lung cancer, having lost my mother and grandmother to this terrible disease.
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.
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.
Astonishingly, in spite of decades of research, there is no agreed theory of cancer, no explanation for why, inside almost all healthy cells, there lurks a highly efficient cancer subroutine that can be activated by a variety of agents – radiation, chemicals, inflammation and infection.
If we had pursued the war on cancer which President Nixon declared in 1970, Jack Kemp might be alive today.
It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer’s you are an old fart. That’s how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone.
I am Superwoman. I am the author of 15 novels, including one about cancer. I am not, however, someone who ‘gets’ cancer. I am a sun worshipper who never thought it could happen to me.
Cancer research is a growth industry.
I think Donald Trump is a complete and utter buffoon and a cancer to our society.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
Now I’m being blamed not only for anorexia but for lung cancer.
It gave me a chance to re-evaluate my life and my career. Cancer certainly gives things a new perspective. I would not have won the Tour de France if I had not had cancer. It gave me new strength and focus.
We were never supposed to live until 40. We were built to self-destruct at 30, whether from cancer or mental illness. We’re all going way beyond our expiration date.
Cancer is a word, not a sentence.
Cancer can take a long time to develop and necessarily has multiple causes.
We’re not just being dramatic talking about a human extinction – that’s the pathway we’re on. We have to look at the bigger picture. If your child had cancer and it was unlikely they were going to survive, you’d do everything in your power to fight it.
I lost my wife Barbara to cancer few years ago. I would give whatever time I have left to spend one more day with her.
Sadness is more or less like a head cold – with patience, it passes. Depression is like cancer.
I had two primary cancers, which was pretty unusual. And when I got the second one, people told me such terrible bad-news stories, they instigated fears that weren’t there in the first place. I do remember with such gratitude one doctor saying to me, ‘Two primaries? That’s nothing. I’ve seen a patient with six.’
Every day we do get closer to a cure. Three out of four children who are diagnosed with cancer will survive the disease, but that is not good enough. The loss of one child to this disease is too much.
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.
Unlike other diseases, the vulnerability to cancer lies in ourselves. We always thought of disease as exogenous, but research into cancer has turned that idea on its head – as long as we live, grow, age, there will be cancer.
Progressivism is the cancer in America, and it is eating our Constitution. It was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution.
Once cancer happens it changes the way you live for the rest of your life.
Breast cancer isn’t one disease – it’s probably four or five different types, and without knowing what type a person has, you can’t optimize treatment for them.
My dad had emphysema and both of my parents had chronic bronchitis and ended up with cancers – all smoking related.
With Alexander‘s cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
Florida‘s number three industry, behind tourism and skin cancer, is voter fraud.
I remember my first friend who got sick. It was 1981, and the disease was called the gay cancer. I don’t think the word ‘AIDS’ came out until ’84. I just remember it being terrifying as more people got sick. We didn’t know how you could catch it, you heard all kinds of crazy things.
I had a lump on my face and had a big cancer thing removed.
[On her mastectomy:] Fact is, I’m the same car I always was, except now I have a dent in my fender.
Cancer is like another form of life. It’s closely related to healthy life. A healthy body is one form of life. Cancer is in a way nature’s experiment with life.
A society is judged by the way it cares for its most vulnerable citizens. As an American, I am ashamed that we have turned out backs on millions of our children. I want to do my part to rectify this terrible situation.
I have acute myeloid leukemia, an aggressive type of cancer. The typical prognosis is 3-6 months to live, but I would like to stress that is for a patient who is not receiving treatment.
With something like cancer, there is a feeling that you can fight it in some way or control your response to it, but with dementia there is the fear of losing control of your mind and your life.
All has changed, thanks to Joe Eszterhas’ life-threatening battle with throat cancer. He announced in “The New York Times” that he and Hollywood had blood on their hands and now Eszterhas is crusading to stop Hollywood’s glamorization of smoking.
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.
Like any of life’s refining fires, cancer is a potentially profound learning experience. So what did I learn? I learned that profound learning experiences are vastly overrated.
I’m Cancer and Gemini cusp, so I read both and pick the one I like best. I read horoscopes but claim not to believe any of it.
If I keep grinning maybe my inoperable colon cancer won’t hurt so much.
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Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
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.
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is a genuine project and a living proof of generosity of the people of Pakistan.
My doctor found a spot on my lung. He told me it looked like adenocarcinoma, a cancer he attributes to smoking. He didn’t need to biopsy it.
I spoke to a girl today who had cancer and we were talking about how this is such a hard thing for her, but it taught her a big lesson on who her friends are and so much about life. She’s 18. And I was like, that’s how I feel.
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity.
I feel like I’ve lost 10 years of my life to cancer.
I am asking the Congress, which represents the people, to declare a war on ISIS so that we can begin the process of excising that cancer and begin the healing process, and bring peace, prosperity, and safety back to America.
When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too.
I’m not playing ‘Survivor’ when someone I love has cancer.
My son died from cancer. My granddaughter died from cancer. I have a lot of reasons to think that reality is not a friendly neighborhood. And the stories that I tell distract me, and if I do the job right, they distract people from things that are happening to them that they wish had never happened.
Fighting cancer is my mission right now. The research and development of finding cures for this nasty disease is my passion.
Everyone should know that the ‘war on cancer’ is largely a fraud.
With over 3 million women battling breast cancer today, everywhere you turn there is a mother, daughter, sister, or friend who has been affected by breast cancer.
I feel that between my experience and my mother’s, breast cancer is a little bit like someone who lives next door. I know what that person looks like and what their daily habits are.
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.
Historically, more people have died of religion than cancer.
What I’ve learned from my own journey, and from my family’s experience with cancer, is how important it is to stay positive and move forward. Not every day is going to be perfect; that’s life. But staying positive is going to get you to the next day.
Cancer is the ultimate nemesis that hangs in the balance for one in three women and one in two men in their lifetime.
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
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.
The cancer is in remission, and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there.
While Planned Parenthood provides abortions at some of their clinics, it also provides healthcare services for poor women, including checkups, mammograms, cervical cancer screenings and contraceptives.
One of the big tensions in my life is that I have known the stresses of financial hardship since I was a little kid, and it is the cancer for which I am seeking a cure.
Many children with cancer in the developing world can be cured. But without appropriate treatment, few survive.
Although the paranoiacs make the great leaders, it’s the resenters who make their best instruments because the resenters, those men with cancer of the psyche, make the great assassins.
I don’t want to be ‘the girl with cancer’ … I just didn’t want that to be my only thing. But it is part of me. And it’s a big part of me.
The most significant and alarming consequence of early maturation is an increased risk for breast cancer in adulthood.
I think there’s a lot of people who right now are worried that people are going down frivolous paths, like inventing new social networks or new games, instead of inventing the cures for cancer or fundamental technologies that will change the world.
I think the way we talk about cancer has really evolved. I remember the way my grandmother used to talk about it, like a death sentence, no-one would even mention the word.
You hear about people your whole life, ‘So-and-so has cancer,’ and you’re like, ‘Wow, that’s too bad,’ and then most people tend to go about their day. But when someone tells you that it’s your father or it’s your family, that doesn’t tend to go away.
When you have a life-threatening illness like cancer, and you’re faced with the alternative, it gives doing whatever it is you do a much sweeter taste.
Each of us should think of the future. Every puff on a cigarette is another tick closer to a time bomb of terrible consequences. Christopher Hitchens didn’t care about the consequences of smoking cigarettes. Tragically, he died of throat cancer in December 2011.
Maybe television causes cancer, Garp thinks; but his real irritation is a writer’s irritation: he knows that wherever the TV glows, there sits someone who isn’t reading.
In fact, without any exaggeration, the current mechanism of money creation through credit is certainly the “cancer” that’s irretrievably eroding market economies of private property.
In 2008, while the film version of my book ‘Choke’ was coming to market, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. That meant that I had to appear in public to promote a comedy about a son trying to save his dying mother – the plot of Choke – while privately I was caring for my own dying mother. It was torture.
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.
Not smoking enough will cause lung cancer! If anybody is getting a cancerous activity in the lung, the probabilities are that it’s radiation dosage coupled with the fact that he smokes.
Cancers of all types among women are increasing.
It was recently discovered that research causes cancer in rats.
I laughed more in the hospital than I ever have in my life, making fun of all the weird things that were happening to me.
I would do away with super PACs. I think it’s a cancer.
The public needs to know – they need to know as much about atrial fibrillation as they do about cancer and diabetes.
I will live a hope-filled life every day. I will handle my problems as opportunities in a different, more effective manner, based on the power of advanced mathematics; “You + God = Enough
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.
It’s unconscionable that cancer patients get the wrong diagnosis 30 percent of the time and that it takes so long to treat them with appropriate drugs for their cancer.
My greatest inspiration is my mother, the bravest person I ever knew. She overcame incredible odds, worked while raising two kids, and made it all look incredibly simple. Even in her final days succumbing to cancer, she fought like a champion.
I really do think cancer will largely be a solved problem. I think most of the infectious diseases like malaria – our foundation is very involved – once we’re finishing polio eradication, then starting up this malaria eradication, and getting that done as fast as we can.
I was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it’s like a spiritual cancer afflicts you.
If you had the cure to cancer wouldn’t you share it? .. You have the cure to death .. get out there and share it.
Life is a terminal condition. Were all going to die. Cancer patients just have more information, but we all, in some ways, wait for permission to live.
Less than 5% of cancers are related to genes. 95% are influenced by your lifestyle. You are the author of your biological story.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
There are three types of chemotherapy that work for cancer. Testicular, like Lance Armstrong. Childhood leukemia, they’re doing great things. And lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s.
Imagine if Congress always put the interests of polluters ahead of the health of our families. Our rivers and lakes would be choked with sewage. Acid rain would pour down from smog-filled skies. Hundreds of thousands more of our neighbors, friends, and loved ones would be victims of cancer, heart disease, and asthma.
In the 1960s and ’70s, there wasn’t much evidence at all. We knew vaguely the causes of cancer, but methods like genomics were very new.
Beating cancer is personal battle. It was one of the toughest opponents I have faced so far, and I think I did reasonably well. Touch wood.
The same people who tell us that smoking doesn’t cause cancer are now telling us that advertising cigarettes doesn’t cause smoking.
Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur.
It’s hard to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer – people who get it don’t live long enough.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Until I was diagnosed with mouth cancer, I’d never heard of it.
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.
My mom was truly an iconic figure, a great journalist and a pioneering woman who died at 54 of cancer without ever having revealed to viewers that she was ill.
Breast cancer, whether I like it or not, is part of my family’s story. That’s why I am so passionate about raising awareness, because I have seen firsthand how it can impact others.
Human nature means battling constantly between being completely self-absorbed and trying to be a communal creature. Nature makes you a communal creature. The ultimate single-minded, self-centered creature is a cancer cell. And mostly, we’re not made up of cancer cells.
With cancer, there’s always that doubt-that unknown. The only thing you can do is be positive.
Cancer affects all of us, whether you’re a daughter, mother, sister, friend, coworker, doctor, patient.
I took on cancer like I take on everything – like a mission and a job to accomplish.
The immune systems goal is to protect the body against invaders either from without, such as microbes, or from within, such as cancers and different types of neoplastic transformation.
…One of the side effects of (surgery, anesthesia,) X-ray…, and chemotherapy, is the suppression…of the patient’s immunological defenses…A simple cold often leads to the death from pneumonia – and (‘pneumonia’) is what appears on the death certificate, not cancer.
My life, like most people’s, has been negatively affected by cancer, and the thought of my young children living in an age where this is no longer humanity’s No. 1 health fear was simply overpowering.
Cancer victims who don’t accept their fate, who don’t learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.
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.
A one year study by the Washington Post has documented 620 cases in which experimental drugs have been implicated in the deaths of cancer patients….And they amount to merely a fraction of the thousands of people who in recent years have died or suffered terribly from cancer experiments.
The virus-to-cancer connection is where medicinal mushrooms offer unique opportunities for medical research.
My efforts to join the fight against breast cancer all began around the fact that women were getting short-changed in the medical arena.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. So the only thing to really be afraid of is if you don’t go get your mammograms.
We are paying the price for living longer, collecting degenerative diseases along the way. Cancer is only one. Others are heart and brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinsons.
Depression is such a cruel punishment. There are no fevers, no rashes, no blood tests to send people scurrying in concern. Just the slow erosion of the self, as insidious as any cancer. And, like cancer, it is essentially a solitary experience. A room in hell with only your name on the door.
I had no specific bent toward science until my grandfather died of cancer. I decided nobody should suffer that much.
You hear the word ‘cancer,’ it scares you. You think of death.
I want to see cancer cured in my lifetime. It might be.
Government leaders, researchers, physicians, the pharmaceutical industry, cancer advocates, and many other stakeholders all have a key role in promoting a safer, healthier environment, better nutrition, increased physical activity, and a new emphasis on prevention in cancer research.
I kind of blossomed backwards. I got cancer, fell in love and have a magical life. I never imagined it would happen that way, but you just go with the flow, right?
I’d like to prove to other people that it’s not the end of everything to be diagnosed with cancer.
The sun sucks. I used to love the sun, but now I hate it because it just wants to kill everything. I always tell everyone, if you don’t want to do skin care, fine, but at least put sunscreen on. The reason why we have little freckles, skin cancer, and wrinkles is because of the sun.
When you first get into television it is a big deal, then you realize you are no better than anyone else, we just have a platform to use, to help other people. I use that platform for the work I do in the military, the work I do with cancer because I was fortunate enough to get that platform.
Spending the day with you has been marginally better than watching mother die of cancer.
Until you expose the cancer, you can’t fix it.
Cancer is so much bigger than a TV show.
Precision medicine is one way to attack cancer and it’s proven to be very effective but, remember that like HIV/AIDS, you’re going to need combination therapies.
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.
Cancers of all types among women are increasing
Through the healing process of time-and through medical intervention or hospitalization in many cases-most people survive depression which may be its only blessing; but to the tragic legion who are compelled to destroy themselves there should be no more reproof attached than to the victims of terminal cancer.
When I was doing standup, I always wanted to get out of the standup world and take it back into the theatrical world, like with “No Cure For Cancer.”
You may tend to get cancer from the thing that makes you want to smoke so much, not from the smoking itself.
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.
Anyone I think who – that would go through a cancer ward and would see the result of what smoking does, would never, ever think of smoking is sexy again.
There is a monumental difference between being alive and living. You should never settle for the first.
He also said that if anyone did anything to mess up the rest of the testing, he was going to call 911 personally. Yeah, like that wouldn’t make it into the nightly news again: WHEELCHAIR-BOUND CANCER PATIENT ARRESTED FOR FREE SPEECH.
вЂў People deserve a break. The stressed and unorganized person who doesnвЂ™t have the same priorities as you may be dealing with an autistic child, abusive spouse, fading parents, or cancer. DonвЂ™t judge people until youвЂ™ve walked a mile in their shoes. Give them a break instead.
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.
One thing you have to realize is that cancer is not something you necessarily cure, but you want to just take care of yourself and extend your life as long as you can.
I’m an honorary ambassador for Stand Up to Cancer, and I’m also associated with St. Jude’s.
Possibilities are like cancer. The more I think about them, the more they multiply, and there’s no way to stop them. I’m out of control.
Cancer changes your whole life.
I will say that there is an inordinate amount of medicine in my novels, especially the first one. There are a lot of medical things that happen. A hip fracture, three different kinds of lung cancer, pneumonia, blood poisoning, and so on.
You cannot do a kindness too soon.
The difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics is a bit like the difference between biology and medicine. Knowing that certain genes increase the risk of cancer is relatively easy. Figuring out exactly which people will get sick, or how to cure them, is a lot more complicated.
I had a cancer scare in the early 90s, and for a few months, I wondered if I would make it.
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.
Everybody has someone in their life that has breast cancer. It touches femininity, motherhood and sexuality and as Barbara Brenner says in the film, “you get to say breast out loud in public.” Big corporations know this and market in a particular way knowing that women make most of the buying decisions in a household.
Throughout the book, she refers to herself as “the side effect,” which is just totally correct. Cancer kids are essentially side effects of the relentless mutation that made the diversity of life on earth possible.
I had a cancer scare in the early ’90s, and for a few months, I wondered if I would make it.
I’m cycling to take cancer message worldwide.
What I do is not curing cancer or rocket science or lead mining – anything tremendously difficult or world changing. I understand where I am in the cosmic order of things, and I’m OK with it.
Boredom is a disease worse than cancer. Drugs cure it.
My mother did not want cancer to interfere with my life, as she knew it would eventually end hers.
I like what Don Imus has done through the years to help kids with cancer at the Imus Ranch. He has raised awareness about autism. He has done any number of good things.
We expect well-informed treatment for cancer or heart disease; it matters no less for depression.
Many people assume the diseases that kill us are pre-programmed into our genes. High blood pressure by 55, heart attacks at 60, maybe cancer at 70, and so on… But for most of the leading causes of death, our genes usually account for only 10-20 per cent of risk.
The question was, which would the chemo kill first: the cancer or me?
It ain’t like we’re curing cancer or anything, we’re watching basketball.
Cancer is caused by what you do for many, many years, not what you do for a few weeks or months.
In the U.K., we have a paper called ‘The Daily Mail,’ which is quite misogynist. And every day, it just writes pieces about: ‘Women, you’re going to die now! Women, here’s shoes that give you cancer! Women, just hate yourselves!’
There’s a cancer on the presidency.
Let’s face it, life is a constant challenge. It’s full of unexpected detours that no one but you can navigate.
I was tired and crazy and rushed, and every time I boarded a plane, I wanted the plane to crash. I envied people dying of cancer. I hated my life. I was tired and bored with my job and my furniture, and I couldnвЂ™t see any way to change things. Only end them.
My job is writing. I get paid to do it. When was the last time you heard someone challenge a doctor for making money off of cancer?
I think any cancer patient, if you dig not too deeply, they want to live.
Courage is not the absence of fear…
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.
I always used to say to myself, I’m going to die of lung cancer. That’s the choice I’m making.
I had been afraid of breast cancer, as I suspect most women are, from the time I hit adolescence. At that age, when our emerging sexuality is our central preoccupation, the idea of disfigurement of a breast is particularly horrifying.
I am leaving because I have to fight simultaneously a potential recurrence of cancer the Democratic leadership, a health care bill that’s going to destroy this country, my opposition to it and a belief that my party has become what it became – what it campaigned against.
If we get kids eating right, we could decrease cancer rates by 90 percent.
I know my children will never have to say, ‘Mom died of ovarian cancer.’
I am not a scientist. I have never analyzed the far reaches of the solar system through the lens of a telescope nor scrutinized cancer cells under a microscope.
Clothing that covers the body can be comfortable or uncomfortable, depending on the fabric. In India I typically wear a full salwaar kameez of cotton, because it is superbly comfortable, and full covering keeps dust off one’s limbs and at least diminishes the risk of skin cancer.
Corruption is a cancer that steals from the poor, eats away at governance and moral fibre and destroys trust.
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.
Cigarettes don’t kill people – cancer kills people.
I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
Combine anti-cancer foods to maximize protection against all cancers: A number of plant foods are associated with lower risk of cancers, and substances contained in these foods display anti-cancer or immune-boosting properties.
Under normal circumstances, women go through a lot; and breast cancer compounds the situation of our daily lives. Supporting other women is paying forward and cementing part of my legacy in giving my time in helping others to either live a better life or reach their full potential.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.
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.
I can look at cancer as a disease that picks me out and ‘why me,’ or I can look at it through love and say, ‘This is a wake-up call. This is my body telling me: ‘Hey, you’re out of balance here. It’s time to get in line with yourself.’
She had breast cancer. No one said she shouldn’t run for governor.
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.
If I’ve learned anything, it’s to live in the moment, and the gift that cancer gives you is, you just assume I’m only here today, and I am going to seize that moment and cherish it.
I don’t know of many people who’ve done sex research with an eye toward people saying sex is bad for you, except for the promiscuity and cervical cancer link – which is actually a valid discovery.
Cancer is a scary thing and you have to deal with it seriously.