Top 88 Breast Cancer Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Breast Cancer Quotes from famous people such as Joel Fuhrman, Molly Ivins, Hoda Kotb, DeAngelo Williams, Elizabeth Berg, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The most significant and alarming consequence of early

The most significant and alarming consequence of early maturation is an increased risk for breast cancer in adulthood.
Joel Fuhrman
On a personal note: I have contracted an outstanding case of breast cancer, from which I intend to recover. I don’t need get-well cards, but I would like the beloved women readers to do something for me: Go. Get. The. Damn. Mammogram. Done.
Molly Ivins
If it weren’t for my breast cancer, I wouldn’t be a ‘Today’ host. After I got better, I talked to my boss about working on the show. Six months before, I’d have been terrified to go in there and ask for what I wanted. But after what I’d been through, how could I be scared of being told no?
Hoda Kotb
We can reduce these cancer rates – breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer – by 90 percent or more by people adopting what I call a nutritrarian diet.
Joel Fuhrman
When breast cancer took my mom, it met its biggest enemy.
DeAngelo Williams
I never meant to write about the experience of losing a good friend to breast cancer when I was going through it. But after it was over, I realized that although something deeply sad had happened, something truly beautiful also had.
Elizabeth Berg
Men are at risk for breast cancer as well. That’s absolutely true.
Mikhail Varshavski
In 1980, a woman promised her dying sister to change how Americans thought about breast cancer. Thirty years later, the result – the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation – is one of the nation’s largest non-profits, and one of the most successful triumphs in public health marketing and changing health habits.
Charles Duhigg
With breast cancer, it’s all about detection. You have to educate young women and encourage them to do everything they have to do.
Bill Rancic
Breast cancer is being detected at an earlier, more treatable stage these days, largely because women are taking more preventive measures, like self-exams and regular mammograms. And treatment is getting better too.
Elizabeth Hurley
This was our last stop. This was it. We had those two embryos that we had banked prior to learning about the breast cancer, and with the medicine she was on, this was our last effort. The prayers were answered.
Bill Rancic
An Asian way of eating and living may help prevent and even reverse the progression of coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, prostate cancer and breast cancer. Incorporate more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, soy products and fish in your diet. Eat at home more with your family and friends.
Dean Ornish
Medicine will be personalized and preventive: Your genome might predict that you have an 80 percent chance of breast cancer by the time you are 50, but if you take a preventive drug starting when you are 40, the chance will drop to 2 percent.
Leroy Hood
I was actually very pleased that they let me do it, because I feel very deeply for breast cancer survivors. I don’t have it, but it is in my family. I’ve always been very aware of it. I go for mammograms and checkups.
Erika Slezak
I’m happy to tell you that having been through surgery and chemotherapy and radiation, breast cancer is officially behind me. I feel absolutely great and I am raring to go.
Carly Fiorina
One of the things we’ve always tried to do is help others with our story. Whether it’s with the infertility issues, whether it’s with the breast cancer, we said we’re gonna turn these negatives into positives. And if we can help others by sharing our story, then it’s worth it.
Bill Rancic
Lifestyle changes may help reduce risk, but no study has shown that lifestyle changes alone can eliminate the risk of breast cancer, especially in those carrying the BRCA mutation.
Dean Ornish
From pink water bottles for breast cancer to dumping a bucket of ice water on your head for neuromuscular conditions, it seems we’re bombarded by requests to be ‘aware’ of one thing or another.
Stella Young
Well, right now, technically, I have no breast cancer.
Lynn Redgrave
Both of my grandmothers were diagnosed with breast cancer – one is a survivor and one passed away.
Jessica Simpson
My mother had never had a day’s illness in her life and never thought to have checks. Then, at 78, she discovered she had breast cancer and passed away the next year. But if she’d had a check two years before, they could have done something about it, they could have saved her.
Rick Wakeman
With over 3 million women battling breast cancer today, everywhere you turn there is a mother, daughter, sister, or friend who has been affected by breast cancer.
Betsey Johnson
In 2001, I was being treated for breast cancer, and I was pretty sure I was going to recover.
Barbara Ehrenreich
My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was four. And she was re-diagnosed when I was seven or eight, and again when I was 13, and my dad was very unhealthy, too. I was living on the edge of mortality my entire childhood.
Rachel Morrison
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 lost my mom to breast cancer, and then I lost my father three years later. I thought, ‘What am I waiting for?’ Motherhood has been the greatest gift of my life.
Connie Britton
It was very clear that I had breast cancer. From a man’s perspective, I’m thinking, ‘Why me?’
Mathew Knowles
I have a new found respect for women who have been through breast cancer and this surgery.
Giuliana Rancic
What really got me focused on cancer was when my best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, and even though she was a well-to-do person, I found that her treatment costs were crippling.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
My efforts to join the fight against breast cancer all began around the fact that women were getting short-changed in the medical arena.
Evelyn Lauder
One of the worst things you can do if you’re worried about breast cancer is to cook beef, pork, fish or poultry at a high temperature – which includes frying, grilling and roasting.
Michael Greger
A non-invasive test that is sensitive and specific for

A non-invasive test that is sensitive and specific for the early detection of breast cancer is a goal worthy of our investment and dedication.
Margaret Cuomo
I’ve always wanted my own fragrance; Avon pairs with the way I think: what they do and represent, what they do for women, and the good causes such as domestic violence, and breast cancer.
Kate del Castillo
I always sort of thought, ‘I’m probably going to get breast cancer. There’s a really good chance.’
Cynthia Nixon
I joined forces with the American Cancer Society in 2010 as a spokesperson for the N.F.L.’s ‘A Crucial Catch’ campaign, which benefits the American Cancer Society. This was important to me because I lost my mother to breast cancer, and I have always felt a strong commitment to doing all I can to fight this disease.
Larry Fitzgerald
My mother, she passed away when I was 28 years old. She fought cancer for more than 10 years. She had breast cancer, and I miss her.
Jason Chaffetz
I had breast cancer.
Jessica St. Clair
Shortly before I turned 37 and my older daughter turned 3, I was diagnosed with breast cancer: stage III of IV.
Kelly Corrigan
If I can get people to accept that a DNA test is nothing to be intimidated about, then we can do tests that determine how well you metabolise certain drugs and test for breast cancer.
Chris Toumazou
I have to admit, like so many women, I always knew there was a chance. But like so many women, I never thought it would be me. I never thought I’d hear those devastating words: ‘You have breast cancer.’
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Breast cancer is thought to use cholesterol to help the cancer migrate and invade more tissue.
Michael Greger
In 2007, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
I do a lot of races for the cure for breast cancer.
Mary Ann Mobley
I had breast cancer. I caught it early.
Allison Anders
My mother has battled breast cancer three times.
Cynthia Nixon
I wouldn’t want anyone to go through what my mam did – she was ill for two and a half years with breast cancer that moved to her spine, and died in 1998, when she was 51.
Ronan Keating
I have a lot of breast cancer history on my mother’s side of the family.
Wanda Sykes
Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they’re active and they talk about it.
Herbie Mann
Many people may automatically associate breast cancer with women only, but that is a huge misconception because this disease does not discriminate.
John Bel Edwards
Breast cancer takes the lives of many of our loved ones, and often far too soon.
Mike Parson
Having breast cancer is massive amounts of no fun. First they mutilate you; then they poison you; then they burn you. I have been on blind dates better than that.
Molly Ivins
I lost my mom to breast cancer about three years ago, and it has changed me forever.
Trisha Yearwood
I have mothers with small children come to me and say, ‘You found that I had early breast cancer – because of you, I don’t have cancer.’ You’ve just prevented that person from dying early, and to prevent an early, unnecessary death is incredibly meaningful.
Anne Wojcicki
Three women in my family, close relatives, have had breast cancer, and two have died from it, and still I never thought it could happen to me. I didn’t even regularly check my breasts.
Jameela Jamil
Well, the first thing that clued me in to the fact that there was something really scary about breast cancer, way beyond the thought of dying, was coming across an ad in the newspaper for pink breast cancer teddy bears. I am not that afraid of dying, but I am terrified of dying with a pink teddy bear under my arm.
Barbara Ehrenreich
The doctor told me, ‘You have breast cancer.’ I heard the cancer part first – it was only later that I heard the breast part. I couldn’t believe it.
Richard Roundtree