60+ Best Cancer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread. Inspirational cancer quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Cancer Quotes

You can be a victim of cancer, or a survivor of cancer. It’s a mindset. Dave Pelzer

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott

Since I had cancer I’ve realised that every day is a bonus. Geoffrey Boycott

Cancer cannot cripple love, it cannot shatter hope, it cannot conquer the spirit. Unknown

I’m going to beat this cancer or die trying. Michael Landon

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Samuel Smiles

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Cancer opens many doors. One of the most important is your heart. Greg Anderson

Feed your faith, and your fears will starve to death. Unknown

I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless. Jenna Morasca

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds, and diamonds are made under pressure. Peter Marshall

The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. C.C. Scott

The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart. Nikolai Lenin

Inspiring Cancer Quotes

Yesterday is gone, tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today, let us begin. Mother Teresa

One day at a time, one step at a time. Do what you can, do your best. Let God handle the rest. Michelle Jones

I’m in good shape. My cancer means I have lost a lot of organs and I’m a lot lighter. I have devoted myself to yoga and I’m doing handstands. Eve Ensler

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. Susan Taylor

Cancer has shown me what family is. It showed me a love that I never knew really existed. Michael Douglas

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve

Working out is my way of saying to cancer, ‘You’re trying to invade my body; you’re trying to take me away from my daughters, but I’m stronger than you. And I’m going to hit harder than you. Stuart Scott

Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing; God never changes. Patience obtains all things. He who possesses God lacks nothing. God alone suffices. St. Teresa of Avila

Above all, cancer is a spiritual practice that teaches me about faith and resilience. Kris Carr

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene

Beating cancer is personal battle. It was one of the toughest opponents I have faced so far, and I think I did reasonably well. Touch wood. Yuvraj Singh

Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you. Unknown

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, or sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way. Unknown

You know, once you’ve stood up to cancer, everything else feels like a pretty easy fight. David H. Koch

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons. Ruth Ann Schabacker

Hope is the ability to hear the music of the future. Faith is the courage to dance to it today. Peter Kuzmic

I’m battling cancer. It’s another battle I intend to win. Arlen Specter

Believe you can, and you are halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Cancer is a word, not a sentence. John Diamon

There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet. William Frederick Halsey, Jr.

Movies are fun, but they are no cure for cancer. Clint Eastwood

No matter what the statistics say, there is always a way. Bernie Siegel

Amazing Cancer Quotes

I want to see cancer cured in my lifetime. It might be. James D. Watson

I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within. Rumi

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts; not amidst joy. Felicia Hemans

Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. Sonia Ricotti

We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell. Lance Armstrong

Stand in your light and shine brightly because that is how you defeat darkness. Leslie Esperanza Espaillat

Now I’m fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how’s your day, and nothing is changed for me. Jim Valvano

Your life is your story. Write well. Edit often. Susan Statham

Once cancer happens it changes the way you live for the rest of your life. Hayley Mills

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. Chuang Tzu

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. Emory Austin

When someone has cancer, the whole family and everyone who loves them does, too. Terri Clark

Cancer is a word, not a sentence. John Diamond

For every mountain, there is a miracle. Robert H. Schuller

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. Isaiah 43:2

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at a time of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cancer didn’t bring me to my knees, it brought me to my feet. Michael Douglas

It’s about focusing on the fight and not the fright. Robin Roberts

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. Robert Louis Stevenson

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me. Ingrid Bergman

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt