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We ''need'' cancer because, by the very fact of its insurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.

Author: Gilbert Adair

Profession: American Author

Nobody knows what the cause is, though some pretend they do; it like some hidden assassin waiting to strike at you. Childless women get it, and men when they retire; it as if there had to be some outlet for their foiled creative fire.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.

Author: John Cheever (1912-1982)

Profession: American Author

I don't think makeup is rocket science or a cure for cancer.

Author: Cindy Crawford (1966)

Profession: American Model, Actress

I wish I had the voice of Homer to sing of rectal carcinoma.

Author: John B. S. Haldane (1892-1964)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to be) a death sentence, but because it is felt to be obscene -- in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.

Author: Susan Sontag (1933)

Profession: American Essayist