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The Best Movies About Cancer

List Criteria: Movies about cancer

This list features the best movies about the topic of cancer. Many of the films take an in-depth approach to the life of a person who struggles with a cancer diagnosis and the aftermath of the illness, providing an intimate look at how it affects friends and family members. Whether you are facing a similar diagnosis, know someone who has been diagnosed or are just interested in a romantic love story about two people battling the odds together, there is sure to be a movie about cancer on this list that will be what you're looking for.
 
Some of the movies on this list are completely fictional stories, while others take a biographical approach to people who have fought against the odds in their battle with cancer.
 
This list is made up of the best movies about cancer, including: The Family Stone, A Walk to Remember, Decoding Annie Parker, Terms of Endearment, and Life as a House.

Vote for the movie about cancer you think is the best, or add one you love that isn't already on the list.

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    Peter Coyote, Marg Helgenberger, Veanne Cox

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    Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Happy Hairston

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    Paz de la Huerta, Peter Coyote, Shane West

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    Albert Brooks, Shirley MacLaine, John Lithgow

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    Mary Steenburgen, Jena Malone, Kristin Scott Thomas

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    Nat Wolff, Sam Trammell, Mike Birbiglia

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    Matt Frewer, Anjelica Huston, Philip Baker Hall

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    Sean Hayes, Vin Scully, Jack Nicholson

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    Samantha Morton, Bradley Whitford, Maggie Grace

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    Matt Damon, Diego Luna, William Fichtner

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    Bernadette Peters, Harry Connick, Jr.

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    My Sister’s Keeper

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    Diane Keaton, Claire Danes, Craig T. Nelson

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    Five

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    Lally Cadeau, Patti LaBelle, Sarah Chalke

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    William Hurt, Zakes Mokae, Christine Lahti

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    Sisqó, Patricia Clarkson, John Gallagher

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    Guardami Angelica Ippolito, Luigi Diberti, Claudio Spadaro

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    Michael Keaton, Queen Latifah, Haing S. Ngor

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    Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Bette Davis

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    Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs, Frank Langella

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    The Hot Flashes

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    My Run Christine Redlin

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    Kodi Smit-McPhee, James Nesbitt, Richard Roxburgh

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    William Hurt, Renée Zellweger, Diana Canova

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    Monica Parker, Rosemary Forsyth, Lindsay Parker

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    Jill Clayburgh, Sally Kirkland, Fred Armisen

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    Debbie Harry, Sarah Polley, Alfred Molina

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    Third Star Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Feild, Rupert Frazer

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    Asit Sen, Durga Khote, Lalita Pawar

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    Ed Harris, Jena Malone, David Zayas

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