52 Inspiring Cancer Sucks Quotes For Survivors

Last Updated on December 9, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

Cancer is one of the most deadly diseases nowadays. It has no specific medication or therapy. It is possible to get rid of cancer only if you can stay mentally strong and survive by fighting with yourself.

QuotesGuides can help you if you are looking for quotes to inspire someone with cancer. Here are some amazing cancer sucks quotes that will help you stay mentally strong. Happy reading.

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” – Maya Angelou

“Cancer changes your life, often for the better. You learn what’s important, you learn to prioritize, and you learn not to waste your time. You tell people you love them.” – Gilda Radner

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

“The chemotherapy was very peculiar, something that makes you feel much worse than cancer itself, a very nasty thing. I used to go to treatment on my own, and nearly everybody else was with somebody. I wouldn’t have liked that. Why would you want to make anybody sit in those places?” – Maggie Smith

“We “need” cancer because, by the very fact of its incurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.” – Gilbert Adair

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“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

“Cancer has been unfortunately in my life. My mom’s best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer. Both of my grandmas had cancer. I recently lost a friend to cancer.” – Marla Sokolof

“Dear Cancer, I wish you would just get cancer and die. God bless to all those who’ve been affected and/or fighting cancer.” – Unknown

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“Early stages’ is when the cancer is completely contained within the prostate. If it is detected when the cancer is entirely in the gland, the chance for full recovery is at its highest.” – Len Dawson

“If you’re unable to catch it in time, cancer can spread to the lymph nodes and at that point, the cancer is essentially incurable, but that doesn’t mean your condition can’t be improved.” – Len Dawson 

“But when I first got cancer, after the initial shock and the fear and paranoia and crying and all that goes with cancer – that word means to most people ultimate death – I decided to see what I could do to take that negative and use it in a positive way.” – Herbie Mann

“I have been extremely lucky; I am a person who is currently living with cancer that is under control.” – Geraldine Ferraro

“In some cases, radiation reduces the incidence of cancer.” – John Cameron

“This particular nurse said, Cancer cells are those which have forgotten how to die. I was so struck by this statement.” – Harold Pinter

“With Alexander’s cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.” – Cathy Freeman

“I’ve been a rock star since you were very young. But I’ve never encountered anything as powerful as cancer.” – Melissa Etheridge

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

“Even though I’m not running anymore, we still have to try to find a cure for cancer. Other people should go ahead and try to do their own thing now.” – Terry Fox

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

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“If you look it up on the Internet, it is cancer…They refer to it as noninvasive cancer.” – John Gotti

“I’ve always been very involved in anything that had to do with lung disease or cancer.” – Loni Anderson

“We have thousands of patients and family members who are dealing with dual devastation, cancer and the hurricane.” – Greg Anderson

“Hodgkin’s is serious and I don’t want to be dismissive about it, but there are people who have gone through much worse and lost their lives to cancer.” – Delta Goodrem

“Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.” – David D Burns

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“If only women paid as much attention to their breast as men do.” – Unknown

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

“I didn’t know anything about breast cancer when I got it.” – Rue McClanahan

“I’m praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I’m cancer-free with a bright and hopeful future.” – Julie Gold

“I shouldn’t nag and brag about how life sucks, I should think that Allah wanted to test me to see how strong I am to face all of these.” – Unknown

“My life sucks! Cancer sucks! I just gotta remember that someone out there is having a heart attack or getting a limb amputated. Then I stop complaining.” – Unknown

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“It’s October! Breast Cancer Awareness month, wear pink, show support! You never notice how great this month is till it actually affects your family. RIP to all the beautiful angels & lots of support to those still fighting.” – Unknown

“People are always complaining about how life sucks, well life’s a bitch, deal with it!” – Unknown

“Just because your life sucks, doesn’t mean you have to make other people’s lives suck.” – 


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

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

“You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.” – Stuart Scott

“To go to hospitals and see people fight and overcome cystic fibrosis or cancer or any number of illnesses is to see the courage that is humbling. And athletes constantly need to be humbled.” – Dale Murphy

“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

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“You have to figure out your own way to deal with this diagnosis. You learn about yourself, what you are made of. This can be extraordinary and you want to share this, help others who go through the same thing.” – Unknown

“Look, I’m a cancer survivor, all right? So I have great empathy for people who have pre-existing conditions and can’t get insurance.” – Carly Fiorina

“Unlike old age or cancer, no one anticipates a suicide.” – Jay Asher

“Whenever you read a cancer booklet or website or whatever, they always list depression among the side effects of cancer. But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.” – John Green

“I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.” – Patrick Swayze

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“Thank you for explaining that my eye cancer isn’t going to make me deaf. I feel so fortunate that an intellectual giant like yourself would deign to operate on me.” – John Green

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Inspirational Quotes For Cancer Patients

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

“You can manage cancer. You don’t have to be degraded by humiliating treatments and protocols. And in some cases, you can be cured of cancer.” – Suzanne Somers

“Together we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse.” – Patrick Swayze

“Hope is living with courage and confidence, not fear.” – Penny Boldrey

“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

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“Most people think life sucks, and then you die. Not me. I beg to differ. I think life sucks, then you get cancer, then your dog dies, your wife leaves you, cancer goes into remission, you get a new dog, you get remarried, you owe ten million dollars in medical bills but you work hard for thirty-five years and you pay it back and then one day you have a massive stroke, your whole right side is paralyzed, you have to limp along the streets and speak out of the left side of your mouth and drool but you go into rehabilitation and regain the power to walk and the power to talk and then one day you step off a curb at Sixty-seventh Street, and BANG you get hit by a city bus and then you die. Maybe” – Denis Leary

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