Fuck You, Cancer.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 21, 2011
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This video has a simple message: 90% of cancer is beatable, if discovered early.

I really hate and fear cancer: it has a way of striking wonderful people who have lived healthfully and given of themselves to so many people.

“Over 90% of cancer is curable, if caught early. Fuck Cancer is a non-profit started by 25 year old Yael Coen after her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Fuck Cancer is dedicated to providing education on how you can look for cancer and not just find it.”

*The title reminds me of my mentor Rick Fields’ final book, Fuck You, Cancer & Other Poems. I recommend it. Click here for a few. Or, here.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


4 Responses to “Fuck You, Cancer.”

  1. amy annis says:

    Tough and raw words but if you really listen carefully, the words behind the message say….."not gonna let it break my spirit." Love it.

  2. Maureen Miller says:

    brillant…. attention getting and a message people need to hear …. the fear of cancer sometimes paralyzes people to NOT get early detection screening… hopefully this brings more awareness.

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