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I never thought of having cancer as something that was unfair. I just braced myself and tried to get through it.
Anything that has a relationship with pleasure, we reject it. Eating, they talk about cholesterol; making love, they talk about AIDS; you talk about smoking, they talk about cancer. It's a very sick society that rejects pleasure.
Screening for colon cancer can stop cancer in its tracks.
Studies show that Avastin can prolong the lives of patients with late-stage breast and lung cancer by several months when the drug is combined with existing therapies.
Cancer has shown me what family is. It showed me a love that I never knew really existed.
I'd never heard of colon cancer. Baseball wasn't even important to me. I have a wife and two girls. That's what was important. The doctors told me and all I could say was, 'When are we going to get this thing out?'
Nothing I did contributed to me having cancer, so I can't sit back and say, 'Oh why me.' Why not me? Why does tragedy always have to hit someone else?
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.
I agree with cosmetic surgery for medical reasons - my mother had breast cancer and I think it's very sad when somebody has no choice in what happens to their body.
We're not going to find a magic cure for cancer. We've got to prevent it.
I don't want to be a poster child for cancer.
My mother did not want cancer to interfere with my life, as she knew it would eventually end hers.
I've been a rock star since you were very young. But I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.
To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope.
I will go so far as to say probably smoking had something to do with my pancreatic cancer.
At my age, I don't think anyone is untouched by cancer.
If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in 1970 as the war on cancer, we would have cured many strains. I think Jack Kemp would be alive today. And that research has saved or prolonged many lives, including mine.
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.
The time has come to seriously ask whether antioxidant use much more likely causes than prevents cancer.
James D. Watson
You know what the doctors call me? 'The Cancer Warrior.'
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.
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 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.
This experience has also humbled me by giving me a true understanding of what millions of others face each day in their own fight against cancer.
The vast knowledge we have to prevent cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses is staggering.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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