Quotations on Cancer

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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Growth, Cancer, Ideology)

New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine.
- Daniel Akaka
(Keywords: Life, Cancer, Drugs, Fight, Medicine, Promise, Research)

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

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Anger, Bitterness, Cancer, Fire)

When are we going to say cancer is cured? I'm not sure when that will happen, if that will happen because cancer is a very slippery disease and it involves a vast number of cells in the body and those cells are continually mutating.
- David Baltimore
(Keywords: Body, Cancer, Disease, Will)

Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer.
- Warren Beatty
(Keywords: Movies, Cancer, Cure, Fun)

Progressivism is the cancer in America and it is eating our Constitution, and it was designed to eat the Constitution, to progress past the Constitution.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Progress, America, Cancer, Constitution, Eating, Past)

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.
- Ingrid Bergman
(Keywords: Time, Cancer, Fate, Victims, Will)

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.
- Ingrid Bergman
(Keywords: Time, Victory, Cancer, Challenge, Day)

As a public official and being so highly visible, I have a responsibility to make it very clear that those people who will have cancer at one point in their lives will be able to function.
- Lindy Boggs
(Keywords: People, Being, Cancer, Public, Responsibility, Will)

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
(Keywords: Family, Society, Cancer, Living, Losing, Research, Support, Will)

Understanding how DNA transmits all it knows about cancer, physics, dreaming and love will keep man searching for some time.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Love, Time, Cancer, Man, Physics, Understanding, Will)

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.
- David D. Burns
(Keywords: Hope, Cancer, Depression, Self)

Most medical physicists work in the physics of radiation oncology making sure that the desired dose is given to the cancer and the dose to normal tissues are minimized.
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Medical, Work, Cancer, Physics)

My main frustration is the fear of cancer from low dose radiation, even by radiologists.
- John Cameron
(Keywords: Fear, Cancer, Frustration)

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.
- Ornette Coleman
(Keywords: Body, Cancer, Environment, Mind)

I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago. People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable.
- Judy Collins
(Keywords: People, Cancer, Suicide, Talk, Want, Years)

I don't think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer.
- Cindy Crawford
(Keywords: Science, Cancer, Cure, Makeup)

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
(Keywords: Family, America, Cancer, Research, World)

It wasn't sexual in its element. I wasn't being exploited. I was doing what happened. It was very challenging because I played Phyllis from 15 years old to 53 when she died of breast cancer.
- Lesley-Anne Down
(Keywords: Being, Cancer, Old, Years)

A torn rotator cuff is a cancer for a pitcher and if a pitcher gets a badly torn one, he has to face the facts, it's all over baby.
- Don Drysdale
(Keywords: Baby, Cancer, Facts)

I think that it is our intention to deny cancer any control over us.
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Keywords: Control, Cancer, Intention)

The president said that this is not removing a mole. You know, removing a mole, that's an outpatient sort of an operation. This was removing a cancer, removing a cancer takes more time.
- Gordon England
(Keywords: Time, Cancer, President)

Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America's greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope.
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Keywords: Fear, Hope, Purpose, America, Cancer, Future, Project)

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
- Jimmy Fallon
(Keywords: Work, Cancer, Connection, Environment, Job)

I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with a cancer that is under control.
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Keywords: Control, Cancer, Living)

Even though I'm not running anymore, we still have to try to find a cure for cancer. Other people should go ahead and try to do their own thing now.
- Terry Fox
(Keywords: People, Cancer, Cure, Now, Running)

Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle.
- Dennis Franz
(Keywords: Winning, Battle, Cancer, Needs, Research)

With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
- Cathy Freeman
(Keywords: Time, Fear, Cancer, First)

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

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
(Keywords: Hope, Cancer, Future)

Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible - every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed.
- David Hackworth
(Keywords: Body, Cancer, Fighting, Terrorism)

With all of the holiday cheer in the air, it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods. Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat - all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer.
- Lee Haney
(Keywords: Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Holiday, Pressure)

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney
(Keywords: Health, Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Fighting, Holiday, Key, Pressure)

Cancer came back into my life twice in order for me to understand something, and I guess I still wasn't getting it. And my husband wasn't getting it, either.
- Mariel Hemingway
(Keywords: Life, Husband, Cancer, Order)

Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
- Chris Van Hollen
(Keywords: Medical, Success, Awareness, Cancer, states, United)

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.
- Joseph P. Kennedy
(Keywords: Men, Cancer, Jealousy)

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

Humanity abhors, above all things, a vacuum in itself, and your class will be cut off from humanity as the surgeon cuts the cancer and alien growth from the body.
- James Larkin
(Keywords: Growth, Body, Cancer, Class, Humanity, Will)

An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.
- Matthew Lesko
(Keywords: Women, American, Cancer, Will)

But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer - that word means to most people ultimate death - I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.
- Herbie Mann
(Keywords: Death, People, Fear, Negative, Positive, Cancer, First, Paranoia, Word)

Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they're active and they talk about it.
- Herbie Mann
(Keywords: Women, Awareness, Cancer, Community, Gay, Talk, Tests, Treatment)

When you get cancer, it's like really time to look at what your life was and is, and I decided that everything I've done so far is not as important as what I'm going to do now.
- Herbie Mann
(Keywords: Life, Time, Cancer, Now)

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?
- Joyce Maynard
(Keywords: Money, Time, Cancer, Challenge, Job, Writing)

In too many cases, the moms, the dads, the sisters and brothers of children with cancer must stand by a hospital bed and watch helplessly as this horrible disease consumes the life of an innocent child.
- Michael McCaul
(Keywords: Life, Bed, Brothers, Cancer, Children, Disease, Sisters)

The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.
- George McGovern
(Keywords: War, History, Soul, Cancer, Disaster, Eating, Nation)

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

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
(Keywords: People, Cancer, Fraud, Research, Support)

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
- Petrarch
(Keywords: Friendship, Cancer, Suspicion)

We must work to ensure that the Nevada Cancer Institute continues to receive the dollars necessary to make it a vibrant source of research and clinical assistance for cancer victims throughout the state of Nevada and the nation.
- Jon Porter
(Keywords: Work, Cancer, Nation, Research, State, Victims)



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