Favorite Quotations ~† Cancer Survival No More Bad Hair Days: Woman's Journey Through Cancer, Chemotherapy, & Coping


"Cancer is not a death sentence, but rather it is a life sentence; it pushes one to live." ~ Marcia Smith

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An individual doesnít get cancer, a family does. ~ Terry Tempest Williams

I have truly been blessed by breast cancer. Every day I have the opportunity to help at least one woman who has been diagnosed. ~ Mary Marvin

Cancer got me over unimportant fears, like getting old. ~ Olivia Newton-John

Cancer Is an opportunity to sit down and look into yourself and find the answers. Yes, itís serious, but itís not the end-all. ~ Melissa Etheridge

For those of us who have been diagnosed with cancer, time is a precious commodity. The time and distance from the scientist's lab bench to the patient's bedside must be shortened. ~ Larry Lucchino

Like with every form of cancer, early detection is what it is all about. I urge everyone to learn the facts about this condition. It can be prevented with testing, and it can be beaten if caught early! ~ Rod Stewart

The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived. ~ Gilda Radner

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

Cancer is not for sissies. ~ Suzanne Somers

Once I did the teaching, now I am taught. This is much easier. I just hold still and look cancerous. It requires less acting every time. ~ Margaret Edson, Wit

That is the beauty of cancer, it tells you that your days are limited, that you could die at any point. It is that perspective that allows you to live a better life while you're here. ~ Shelley Hamlin

Ninety percent of cancers are curable in stage one. We spend billions of dollars and over 40 years searching for a cure, and weíre not really that close. So why arenít we teaching people the only cure we have now? Early detection is one sh**ty year, versus the rest of your life. ~ Yael Cohen

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