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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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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A good friend of mine has been told she has two weeks to live. She has cancer. I hate cancer. She is a fighter. She says, "its' just a number, God is in control." I love that about her.

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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 fine but really she was really ill that she died a few days after they said that and she...

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Son Died Of Cancer Poem
  • By Juli Round
  • Published: June 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 7th, 2014. She was suffering from brain tumor and was able to fight for only 5 months but...

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  • By Barbara Looney
  • Published: June 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.
My special sister took it all in stride, smiled, and said, "That's how it goes"....

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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 a lot longer. He came in to my sisters life at the right time. I told her he's a lot older...

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Keep Fighting Cancer Poem
  • By Jennifer Correa
  • Published: December 3, 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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Your beautiful and heartfelt words, brought many tears to my eyes. Your Mum would be so proud of you. The pain you felt so badly during this very sad loss, you probably kept so much to...

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Baby With Cancer Poem
  • By Shelliegh Southard
  • Published: January 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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My nephew Jantzen has brain cancer. He was diagnosed after he turned one and was almost done with his chemo after he turned two they found 14 more tumors. He went back on the chemo and it...

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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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Thank you! I've been looking for ways to put my experience into words, and you nailed it. 374 days apart, I had to say goodbye to my parents. Way too young to be on my own.

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I Have Breast Cancer
  • By Tessa McGregor
  • Published: March 2008
Mothers Smile

I remember your brave face through all the pain,
The day you told us and I tried to remain sane.
" I have breast cancer," you said as a matter of fact,
Yet you didn't shed a single tear you stayed intact....

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My mother is battling stage 4 breast cancer. I still find it hard to believe that one day she will not be here. We are cherishing every moment we have with her for she only has months to...

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Poem From Daughter To Mother Who Died From Cancer
  • By Amanda
  • Published: August 2008
Life's Lessons

It's not fair, I just can't let go
I sit here and plead, why must she go?

She is my everything, my mom and my best friend...

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Hi, my mom died when I was thirteen. It is eleven of us kids, the oldest kid is 24 the youngest is only two. She had stage four breast cancer. She had it for two years it spread to her spine,...

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  • By Carolyn Pritts
  • Published: August 2009
I Hate You Cancer

I hate you I hate you
Oh why can't you see?
How you took my heart and broke it
When you took them from me!...

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My mother lost her battle to stomach cancer four months ago. I miss her so so much and I think it's not fair. Cancer is a killer, has taken so many lives and has left so many people in pain....

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