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"Cancer is not a death sentence, but rather it is a life sentence; it pushes one to live."
"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. My friend Gilda Radner used to say, 'If it wasn't for the downside, having cancer would be the best thing and everyone would want it.' That's true. If it wasn't for the downside."
"So if there is a purpose to the suffering that is cancer, I think it must be this: it's meant to improve us."
"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell."
"Women agonize over cancer; we take as a personal threat the lump in every friend's breast."
Martha Weinman Lear
"My cancer scare changed my life. I'm grateful for every new, healthy day I have. It has helped me prioritize my life."