Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. The top cancers that affect the world population are lung, breast, cervical and colorectal cancer, this is according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
World Cancer Day is observed on 4th February every year to create awareness about cancer. The theme for the year 2020 is ‘I am and I will’.
Cancer occurs due to the uncontrolled, abnormal growth of cells in the tissue or organ of the body. Cancer can occur at any age and if not detected early and treated, it can be fatal. It is the second leading cause of death globally.
Healthy changes in standard of living and diet can help in reducing the overall risk of cancer.
Here are some inspirational quotes by the cancer survivors which can give others the spirit to fight against the deadly disease.
“Cricket is my life. Before cancer, I was happy-go-lucky. I used to think about my career and worry about the future. But post it, my thinking has completely changed. I’m happy to eat and breathe normally. I’m happy to have my life back.” – Yuvraj Singh.
“I think cancer came into my life as a gift. My vision is sharper, my mind clearer, my perspective realigned. I have succeeded in transforming my passive-aggressive anger and anxiety into more peaceful expressions.” – Manisha Koirala.
“Working out is my way of saying to cancer, ‘You’re trying to invade my body; you’re trying to take me away from my daughters, but I’m stronger than you. And I’m going to hit harder than you.” – Stuart Scott.
“There’s no one way to tell how our experiences change us or shape us. Not all transformations are visible. What I’ve learned is to never let it hold me back. I’d rather dress up and show up!” -Sonali Bendre.
“The first step to fight cancer is to be happy. I feel when it comes to fighting cancer, 50 percent cure can be attributed to medication and another 50 percent to will power.” – Anurag Basu.
“Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.” – Ingrid Bergman.
“Cancer has shown me what family is. It showed me a love that I never knew really existed.” – Michael Douglas.
“Above all, cancer is a spiritual practice that teaches me about faith and resilience.” – Kris Carr
“Cancer opens many doors. One of the most important is your heart.” – Greg Anderson.
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