"Good Morning America" co-anchor
"I am not my hair," she said at the time, almost three years into her
"You can never ask a stupid question. I asked every single question that came to my mind, and I believe that helped calm my anxiety about the whole process.
It's still OK to be scared about the
— Actress Maura Tierney, spokeswoman for the
"Try to learn from the experience. I think so often fears gets in the way from allowing one to use that experience to grow. Let go of the fear. Also, make every minute count. Go back to work and never stop. I found that on some scale there is always chronic pain from treatment. So rather than focusing on the pain, celebrate life and live it!"
— Activist Nancy Brinker, founder of the
"I'm a 12-year survivor, and I believe in completely forgetting about it and, as hard as it is, you just have to decide, 'It's behind me. It's over.' Every time I get together with a group of other survivors, it always turns into a celebration: 'I'm beating it!' 'I'm over it!' 'I'm not going to get it again!'
"Everybody has their days. I worry when I have my
— Fashion designer
"One of my doctors suggested I start going to a facility that wasn't the closest to me, but closest to the ocean. I arranged to meet a pal every day after my treatment and that would make us feel wonderful. There's nothing more gratifying than the ocean for me. It's very important to keep your mind busy with positive events and activities and the like. The most important truth? You start looking at every day in a more profound way."