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Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world today and its incidence is increasing all over the world. It is both a physical and a mental battle and staying positive is very important to fight it effectively. But some people all over the world have not only knocked out cancer but moved on to follow the passion they always wanted to pursue in their life. Here we have shared 50 best inspirational fighting cancer quotes by cancer patients and survivors and how they survived and won the battle with cancer. Hope it gives you some motivation and positivity to make your journey easier.

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50 Best Inspirational Fighting Cancer Quotes by Cancer Patients and Survivors

1. “When I believe in something, I fight like hell for it!” -Steve McQueen by Merak (GIST Survivor)

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2. “Do not make permanent decisions based on temporary feelings.” – Brandi Benson (Ewing’s Sarcoma Survivor)

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3. “Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.” – Hunter s. Thompson by Lu (Thyroid Cancer Survivor)

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4. “Faith doesn’t always mean that God changes your situation, sometimes it means he changes you” – Steven Furtick by Brittany Perez (Thyroid Cancer Survivor)

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5. “You can achieve anything you set your mind to.” – Jimmy M (Brain Cancer Survivor)

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6. “For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.” – CARL SAGAN by Nora McMahon – Ovarian Cancer Survivor

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7. “Promise me you’ll remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think”. – Emma Rose Wiggins (Thyroid cancer survivor)

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8. “This too shall pass.” – Lana Bauwens (colon cancer survivor)

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9. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength” -Mahatma Gandhi by Natalie Wilson (breast cancer in situ survivor)

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10. “GIVE YOUR MORNING TO GOD AND HE WILL GIVE YOU THE DAY.” – CARMEL MURPHY

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11. “CLOSE YOUR EYES AND IMAGINE THE BEST VERSION OF YOU POSSIBLE. THAT’S WHO YOU REALLY ARE, LET GO OF ANY PART OF YOU THAT DOESN’T BELIEVE IT.” – C. ASSAD

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12. “CANCER DOESN’T DEFINE WHO YOU ARE, YOU DO IT, SO KEEP GOING”

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13. “NEVER GIVE UP. KEEP FIGHTING. NO EXCUSES. BE THE BEST YOU.” – Jenn Roder (Thyroid cancer survivor).

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14. “YOU SOMETIMES HAVE TO LOOK BACK, TO SEE HOW FAR YOUR JOURNEY HAS TAKEN YOU” – Kandice Welch (Thyroid cancer survivor)

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15. “I HAD CANCER BUT CANCER NEVER HAD ME.” – Julia Spurge-Salerno (Ewing’s Sarcoma Survivor)

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16. “LIFE IS A VERY PRECIOUS GIFT. AND UNFORTUNATELY, YOU DON’T TRULY REALIZE IT UNTIL YOU ARE FIGHTING TO STAY ALIVE.”

Tiffani – leukemia survivor

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17. “KEEP PUTTING ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER. THAT’S ALL YOU NEED TO DO RIGHT NOW” – SAID BY MY RADIOLOGIST THE DAY I WAS DIAGNOSED.

Jen – breast cancer survivor

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18. “LIFE IS MUCH BETTER WHEN YOU CHOOSE HAPPY. DESPITE YOUR UNCONTROLLABLE CIRCUMSTANCES YOU HAVE THE CHOICE TO CHOOSE HAPPY AND TO CHOOSE LIFE.”

Lakeia – breast cancer survivor

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19. “SOME PEOPLE ARE FIT AND HEALTHY, THEY MAY LIVE FOR A SHORT TIME OR A LONG TIME. I HAD CANCER, I MIGHT LIVE FOR A SHORT TIME OR A LONG TIME. SO, THE MESSAGE IS JUST LIVE!”

Julie Randall – stage 4 melanoma survivor

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20. “BE BRAVE, BE BOLD AND THRIVE IN THE LIFE YOU HAVE. YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN IT’S GOING TO CHANGE.”

Benjamin Prewitt – oropharyngeal cancer survivor

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21. “YOU HAVE TO BE “COURAGEOUS THROUGH CANCER.”

Via – Leukemia Survivor

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22. “’NO ONE FIGHTS ALONE’, ‘LET’S DO THIS!’, AND ‘I WISH CANCER WOULD GET CANCER AND DIE’”

Cedrik – Multiple myeloma survivor

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23. “YOU NEVER KNOW HOW STRONG YOU ARE UNTIL BEING STRONG IS THE ONLY CHOICE YOU HAVE.”

Sarah – Thyroid Cancer Survivor

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24. “CARPE SCROTIEM! DON’T BE AFRAID TO CHECK YOURSELF AND TALK ABOUT YOUR ‘BOYS’ WITH YOUR BOYS!”

Justin – testicular cancer survivor

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25. “SPARE NO DAY, NO MINUTE, NO SECOND. TIME ISN’T PROMISED, BUT IT IS PERMITTED. (JAMILAH LAWRY)”

Jamilah Lawry – cervical cancer survivor

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26. “EVERYONE HAS A STORY. CANCER TRIED TO END MY LIFE STORY. I DECIDED TO WRITE ANOTHER CHAPTER.”

John – colon cancer survivor

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27. “FROM EVERY WOUND, THERE IS A SCAR, AND EVERY SCAR TELLS A STORY. A STORY THAT SAYS ‘I SURVIVED’.”

Kim – breast cancer survivor

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28.“NEVER LET ANYONE DULL YOUR SPARKLE”. (MARLYN MONROE)

Megan – breast cancer survivor

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29. “FEARLESS DOES NOT MEAN YOU AREN’T AFRAID; IT MEANS YOU ACCEPT THE FEAR AND MOVE FORWARD ANYWAY.”

Brianne Joseph – breast cancer survivor

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30. “I AM THE PROOF THAT MIRACLE DOES EXIST.”

Riana Trish – breast cancer survivor

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31. “I HAD CANCER, CANCER DID NOT HAVE ME!”

Micha – breast cancer survivor

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32. “The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.” – C.C. Scott

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33. “You have been assigned this mountain to show others it can be moved.”

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34. “You are allowed to scream, you are allowed to cry, but do not give up.”

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35. “I am gonna beat this cancer or die trying.”

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36. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as awesome as you had ever imagined.”

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37. “Keep calm, fight cancer and win.”

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38. “Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest.”

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39. “The only way to beat cancer is to accept the reality, embrace the pain and find the courage to move forward, one day at a time…”

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40. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”

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41. “Giving up is not an option.”

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42. “Fight for your life because you’re better than cancer.” – Jourdan

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43. “Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage does.”

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44. “Let your faith be bigger than your fear. ”

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

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46. “Don’t look back. You are not going back that way.”

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47. “Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” – Voltaire

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48. “Cancer is way too serious to be taken seriously all the time.”

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49. “Keep calm and fight on.”

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50. “Whoever said winning isn’t everything never had to fight cancer”

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Final Thoughts

We hope these best inspirational fighting cancer quotes will help you to keep motivated in your cancer journey. If any of your friends or family member, unfortunately, is battling cancer, then share these quotes with them to spread positivity and let them know that they are not alone in their journey.

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