Breast Cancer Sayings and Quotes

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

I have a new found respect for women who have been through breast cancer and this surgery.     

Giuliana Rancic

Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn't afraid of anything anymore.     

Melissa Etheridge

Whether you're a mother or father, or a husband or a son, or a niece or a nephew or uncle, breast cancer doesn't discriminate.     

Stephanie McMahon

Breast cancer is not just a disease that strikes at women. It strikes at the very heart of who we are as women: how others perceive us, how we perceive ourselves, how we live, work and raise our families-or whether we do these things at all.     

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Life after breast cancer can go back to normal. It's just the normal that has changed.     


Cancer is a word, not a sentence.      

John Diamond

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

Dave Pelzer

I had cancer, cancer never had me.      


There can be life after breast cancer. The prerequisite is early detection.     

Ann Jillian

Keep your sunny side up, keep yourself beautiful, and indulge yourself.     

Betsey Johnson

You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live.      


Having cancer does make you try to be better at everything you do and enjoy every moment. It changes you forever. But it can be a positive change.     

Jaclyn Smith

Don't let breast cancer take away the motivation to achieve your dreams.     

Diana Cohen

If you have any doubt, go back again… Because someone is in a white coat and using big medical instruments doesn't necessarily mean they're right     

Kylie Minogue

Cancer can touch you, but not your soul; neither your thoughts, nor your heart.     


Breast cancer changes you, and the change can be beautiful.     

Jane Cook

Cancer may have started the fight, but I will finish it.     


Breast cancer is scary and no one understands that like another woman who has gone through it too.     

Mindy Sterling

If you have a friend or family member with breast cancer, try not to look at her with ‘sad eyes.' Treat her like you always did; just show a little extra love.     

Hoda Kotb

I have surgery scars, but I consider them battle scars.     


Love and laughter are two of the most important universal cancer treatments on the planet. Overdose on them.     

Tanya Masse

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. So the only thing to really be afraid of is if you don't go get your mammograms.     

Cynthia Nixon

It's about focusing on the fight and not the fright.     

Robin Roberts

Whenever women struggle with breast cancer and face better care than ever, that's feminism.     

Bell Hooks

Fight each round take it on the chin. And never never never ever give in.     

Olivia Newton-John

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

Nikolai Lenin

I've always thought of myself as being a warrior. When you actually have a battle, it's better than when you don't know who to fight.     

Carly Simon

Cancer is WAY too serious to be taken seriously all the time.     

Tanya Masse

I believe that breast cancer will soon become something we live with rather than die from…     

Lindsay Nicholson

Show you care. Be aware.