Looking for quotes to encourage cancer patient?

Are you a cancer patient who’s already thinking you are losing the battle with cancer despite several donations and treatments made, or you have someone fighting cancer?

Honestly, cancer patient encouragement quotes are known for their great impact on staying strong through cancer and never getting in the dark with such a situation. Although it can be challenging to stay positive in situations like this, because you are aware of the stages of cancer and death rates, stories regarding cancer hair loss and many other symptoms that can scare you the more. You might already be giving up, trust me, you will find the following quotes about cancer uplifting.

People who are diagnosed with cancer or persons who had lost someone to cancer and cancer caregivers can understand deeply that cases involving cancer can be depressing.

Whether you have cancer,  or you are a cancer warrior trying to bring great achievement in the treatment of cancer through your research and findings, our collation of cancer motivational quotes from cancer recovery patients, doctors, and support groups, will help you to keep positive mantras as they are considered great words of affirmation that can be reassuring throughout your journey.

To someone fighting cancer battle, messages of hope and inspirational cancer quotes can make an incredible difference. Feel free to share these quotes with your friends to increase cancer awareness campaign.

Inspirational cancer quotes

The following quotes about staying strong through cancer will help you stay positive and gain a different perspective on life. At the end of this post, you will find images for cancer quotes, feel free to share them on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook to spread positivity and motivate others in dealing with cancer.

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

– Kris Carr

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

– Herm Albright

All we’ve got is hope, and we hang on to that every single day.

– Caleb Scott

Always be inspired on every trial you face for these are stepping stones for a higher purpose

– Juano Ocampo

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

– Winston Churchill

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

– Misty Copeland

Be your own healthcare advocate. You owe it to yourself and the people that love you.

– Dawnia

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

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

– Jennifer Aniston

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

– Michael Douglas

Cancer didn’t change me at all. I know lots of people talk about the life revelation. I didn’t have that.

– Randy Pausch

Cancer doesn’t define who you are, you do it, so keep going.

– Marla, thyroid cancer survivor

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

– Michael Douglas

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, cancer survivor

Cancer is a word, not a sentence.

– John Diamon

Cancer is awful. It took 10 years until I didn’t think about it every day. Nobody should go through this. Nobody.

– Hans Rosling

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

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

– Marcia Smith

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

– Elizabeth Edwards

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

– Joe Wasser

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

– Paul Davies

Cancer is that awful word we all fear when we go to the doctor for a physical exam, but in that brief dark moment we hear it the world we live in and the people we share it with begin to illuminate things we did not even pay attention to.

– BD Phillips

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

– Greg Anderson

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

– Ambrose Redmoon

Cricket is my life. Before the cancer, I was happy-go-lucky. I used to think about my career and worry about the future. But post it, my thinking has completely changed. I’m happy to eat and breathe normally. I’m happy to have my life back.

– Yuvraj Singh

Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.

– Hippocrates

Difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations.

– Kia Wynn

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

– Muhammad Ali

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

– Robert Brault

Faith doesn’t always mean that God changes your situation, sometimes it means he changes you.

– Steven Furtick

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

– Craig Scott

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

– Gilda Radner

Hope is the physician of each misery.

– Irish proverb

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

– G. K. Chesterton

I am not thankful for cancer but I am thankful for what cancer has taught me.

– Brett Conley

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

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me.

– Dr. Seuss

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

I want men to know that things really do get better — and they get better fairly rapidly. Don’t get discouraged.

– George Campbell, prostate cancer survivor

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

– James D. Watson

I was a vegetarian first. I had high blood pressure at 27, everybody in my family died of cancer, and I knew it was in the food, so I changed my diet.

– John Salley

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

– Arlen Specter

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

– Michael Landon

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

If you’re going through hell, keep going.

– Winston Churchill

In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.

– Grete Waitz

Life is mostly froth and bubble, but two things stand like stone: friendship in another’s trials and courage in your own.

– Princess Diana

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.

– Joseph Campbell

More men die of jealousy than of cancer.

– Joseph P. Kennedy

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

– Sheryl Crow

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

– Clint Eastwood

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

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

– Lisa Scottoline

Never, never, never give up.

– Winston Churchill

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

Now I’ve thought of another: Never give up. Never surrender.

– Jason Nesmit

Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts – it’s what you do with what you have left.

– Hubert Humphrey, after cancer surgery in 1978

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

– Hayley Mills

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.

– Christopher Reeve

Optimism is the foundation of courage.

– Nicholas Murray Butler

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

Scars are tattoos with better stories.

– Unknown

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

– Geoffrey Boycott

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

– Emory Austin

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

– Felicia Hemans

Surviving cancer is not the end of a gruesome story, it’s the beginning of a beautiful one.

– Casey

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

– Billy Graham

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.

– Unknown

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

– C.C. Scott

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

– Edward J. Stieglitz

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.

-Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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

– Nikolai Lenin

The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

– Scott Hamilton

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.

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

– Albert Einstein

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

– Baruch Spinoza

There will come a time in life when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.

– Bishop

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

– Ingrid Bergman

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

– Katherine Paterson

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

Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.

– Alex Karras

We acquire the strength we have overcome.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Lance Armstrong

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

– Kenji Miyazawa

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

– Winston Churchill

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

– Terri Clark

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

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

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

– Corrie ten Boom

Yes, I have cancer and it might not go away, but I can still have a future because life goes on.

– Kris Carr

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

–  Dave Pelzer

You don’t have free will when you have lung cancer.

– Bill O’Reilly

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.

– Male Cancer

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

– David H. Koch

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What do you say to someone with cancer or what are your favorite cancer quotes from our compilation of the best quotes about cancer?