Cancer Quotes

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Cancer is a demonic pregnancy.
An individual doesn't get cancer, a family does.
I'm the only topless octogenarian in Washington.
A cancer is not only a physical disease, it is a state of mind.
Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.

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All of a sudden I've become a member in an elite club that I'd rather not belong to.
Cancer is such a ruthless adversary because it behaves as if it has its own fiendishly cunning agenda.
Nobody knows what the cause is,
Though some pretend they do;
It's like some hidden assassin
Waiting to strike at you.
Fear of cancer is a fear of the unknown.  It is a mysterious blackness with a ghoul's name and a sadist's reputation.
Madness is locked beneath.  It goes into tissues, is swallowed by the cells.  The cells go mad.  Cancer is their flag.
We "need" cancer because, by the very fact of its incurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.
Carcinoma works cunningly from the inside out. Detection and treatment often work more slowly and gropingly, from the outside in.
Cancer cells behave like the members of a barbarian horde run amok—leaderless and undirected, but with a single-minded purpose: to plunder everything within reach.
I have been attacked by a nuisance of a cancer.  My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am bald as an egg.
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.
When you hear the word cancer, it's as if someone took the game of Life and tossed it in the air. All the pieces go flying. The pieces land on a new board. Everything has shifted.