50+ Best Fighting Cancer Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Cancer is a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal, killing normal cells and often causing death. Profoundly inspirational fighting cancer quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Fighting Cancer Quotes

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

Take one day at a time. Today, after all, is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Billy Graham

Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. Misty Copeland

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

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

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

Don’t count the days, make the days count. Muhammad Ali

Cancer is messy and scary. You throw everything at it, but don’t forget to throw love at it. It turns out that might be the best weapon of all. Regina Brett

For every wound, there is a scar, and every scar tells a story.  A story that says, ‘I survived!’ Craig Scott

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie ten Boom

Cancer is a journey, but you walk the road alone. There are many places to stop along the way and get nourishment – you just have to be willing to take it. Emily Hollenberg

Optimism is the foundation of courage. Nicholas Murray Butler

Cancer affects all of us, whether you’re a daughter, mother, sister, friend, coworker, doctor, or patient. Jennifer Aniston

Amazing Fighting Cancer Quotes

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

Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ’cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it. Jim Beaver

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another. Katherine Paterson

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

The important thing is not how many years in your life but how much life in your years. Edward J. Stieglitz

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

Difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations. Kia Wynn

Cancer is such a ruthless adversary because it behaves as if it has its own fiendishly cunning agenda. Paul Davies

Cancer is a word, not a sentence. John Diamon

Nah. I’m a tough cookie. Except for the cancer, I’m fine. Lisa Scottoline

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 is not a straight line. It’s up and down. Elizabeth Edwards

I cried like a baby. When no one could see me or hear me. Not because I feared what cancer would do, but because I didn’t want the disease. I wanted my life to be normal, which it could no longer be. Yuvraj Singh

Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul. Jim Valvano

During chemo, you’re more tired than you’ve ever been. It’s like a cloud passing over the sun, and suddenly you’re out. You don’t know how you’ll answer the door when your groceries are delivered. But you also find that you’re stronger than you’ve ever been. You’re clear. Your mortality is at optimal distance, not up so close that it obscures everything else, but close enough to give you depth perception. Previously, it has taken you weeks, months, or years to discover the meaning of an experience. Now it’s instantaneous. Melissa Bank

Inspirational Fighting Cancer Quotes

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

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

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

More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer. Sheryl Crow

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate. G. K. Chesterton    

When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer, you beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live. Stuart Scott

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

My cancer scare changed my life. I’m grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life. Olivia Newton-John

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

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

Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn’t afraid of anything anymore. Melissa Etheridge

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

Having cancer gave me membership in an elite club I’d rather not belong to. Gilda Radner

Cancer is only going to be a chapter in your life, not the whole story Joe Wasser

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

There is no hope unmingled with fear, no fear unmingled with hope. Baruch Spinoza

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon