Chemo Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old chemo quotes, chemo sayings, and chemo proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Chemotherapy is an opponent in itself - simultaneously curing you and hurting you.     

Jenna Morasca

Chemotherapy is just medieval. It's such a blunt instrument. We're going to look back on it like we do the dark ages.     

Eric Topol

Chemotherapy is brutal. The goal is pretty much to kill everything in your body without killing you     

Rashida Jones

Chemotherapy tests your sanity.     

Melissa Etheridge

Chemotherapy isn't easy. I felt very fortunate I wouldn't have to go through that.     

Jaclyn Smith

For most people, chemotherapy is no longer the chamber of horrors we often conceive it to be.      

Geraldine Brooks

Chemotherapy is a good thing even though it kills healthy cells. But we still hope for something better. We'd like to prevent cancer in the first place.     

Jaron Lanier

Chemotherapy is such a hard, hard kiss. Anything we can do to alleviate its side effects should be intelligently explored with an open mind.     

Diane Ladd

Chemotherapy takes its toll; the more you keep doing it, you lose your energy, and it gets more difficult to swallow.

Michael Douglas

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