Cancer Poems

Cancer Poems

Sad and Inspirational Cancer Poems

Cancer, the dreaded "C" word. It has become such an epidemic in our society that people are loath to even mention its name. Cancer is a disease that can affect many different parts of the body. Some of these diseases are more serious than others. It is not only the disease that is painful but also the many way of treating it. Radiation treatments may kill the cancer but are also dangerous for the body. Chemotherapy comes with many side affects such as hair loss and severe nausea. The many faces of this disease challenge an individual to show their fighting spirit and will to live.

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Cancer Poetry 1-10 of 36

Our Hearts Will Always Touch

When I laid there beside you,
Could you feel me there?
My arms were wrapped around you,
And I was stroking your hair.…

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My dad had been getting severe pain in his lower back and pains in his lower stomach for some time. …

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Son Died Of Cancer Poem
  • by Juli Round
  • Published: Jun 2008
Goodnight Our Hero

To be brave is to cry
But still to fight on,
And that's what you did
Our hero, our son.…

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It's an awesome poem...truly an image of my heart's feelings. I lost my 19 year old daughter on Feb …

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Child Dies Of Cancer Poem
  • by Kristie
  • Published: May 2008
5 Years Old

What would you do
in 5 short years?
Would you make them the most
or hide from your fears? …

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My best friends sister started limping for 9 weeks so we took her to a check up and they said she's …

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  • by John Kehoe
  • Published: Nov 2013
A Stranger Comes To Call

Some weeks ago through medical doubt
I met someone I'd heard lots about
I never thought our paths would cross
Our meeting left me at a loss.…

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Superb...amazing poem. It truly touched my heart. One day for sure cancer will be treated. This …

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Baby With Cancer Poem
  • by Shelliegh Southard
  • Published: Jan 2008
My Wish

My wish this year
Is for you to remain here
I wouldn't know what to do
If forced to lose you…

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  • Rating: 4.63
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My nephew Jantzen has brain cancer. He was diagnosed after he turned one and was almost done with …

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  • by Barbara Looney
  • Published: Jun 2007
My Special Sister Vicki

My special sister, I want you to know how much you mean to me.
My special sister has strength and courage her whole family can see.
My special sister showed us all how to handle life's blows.…

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We have just lost a good man. My brother in-law. He was only in the family for 5 years but it feels …

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Losing My Parents
Signed...Your Little Girl

You were there for my very first breath,
And I was there for your last.
The time we got to share together,
Went by too quick...Too fast.…

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I can understand the pain. Sometimes it seems too much. I lost my wonderful father to leukemia when …

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Keep Fighting Cancer Poem
  • by Jennifer Correa
  • Published: Dec 2013
To My Mom

In your eyes I see the pain,
Slowly the tears roll down, they won't refrain.

I look down to the floor as if I'm hiding,…

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  • by Michele Rosa
  • Published: May 2011
Imagine A World Without Cancer

Imagine there's no cancer,
It's easy if you try,
No pain or suffering,
Or waiting just to die.…

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Hey, what can I say the poem was very touching since I only lost my mother 8 months ago and I found …

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Poem Remembering A Dedicated Father
  • by Gary C. Fussell
  • Published: Feb 2006
Just A Simple Man

We miss you Father because it's just not quite the same
We miss that awesome coach and that championship game
We miss you Father for the vacation trips we took together …

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