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)

I've always been very involved in anything that had to do with lung disease or cancer.
- Loni Anderson
(Keywords: Cancer, Disease)

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)

Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Cancer, Fighting, Mortality, Parents)

Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches.
- Steve Ballmer
(Keywords: Cancer, Linux, Property, Sense)

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, like any other illness, is a bore.
- Alan Bennett
(Keywords: Cancer, Illness)

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)

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

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)

Cancer is a disease where the patient can contribute a great deal of help himself if he or she can retain their morale and their hopes.
- George Carman
(Keywords: Cancer, Disease, Help)

Lance Armstrong, the famous cyclist and more importantly, cancer survivor, has said 'if you ever get a second chance for something, you've got to go all the way.'
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Cancer, Chance, Famous)

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)

'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
(Keywords: Cancer, Chance)

I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it.
- John Dean
(Keywords: Cancer, Presidency, President)

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)

We have common enemies today. It's called childhood poverty. It's called cancer. It's called AIDS. It's called Parkinson's. It's called Muscular Dystrophy.
- Jerry Doyle
(Keywords: Cancer, Childhood, Enemies, Poverty, Today)

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)

Well even before she was diagnosed with the cancer, I would have said that she was a lot tougher than me and most guys would probably say that about their wives and it's probably true in most cases.
- Brett Favre
(Keywords: Cancer, Wives)

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)

Jealousy... is a mental cancer.
- B. C. Forbes
(Keywords: Cancer, Jealousy)

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)

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.
- Uri Geller
(Keywords: Cancer, Earth, Meaning, Pollution)

I was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it's like a spiritual cancer afflicts you.
- Mel Gibson
(Keywords: Cancer, Spiritual)

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)

I have friends who are going through chemotherapy, and they make the darkest, most hideous cancer jokes you've ever heard.
- Kathy Griffin
(Keywords: Cancer, Friends, Jokes)

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)



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