A prayer for cancer patient

April 10-14 is National Cancer Registrars Week. Are you taking care of or know any patients who are battling the big C?

Despite the advanced technology and modern treatment plans, we, as nurses, should still value the proven benefits of prayers in healing our patients. We should take care of their faith and spiritual health as much as we care for their physical and mental needs.

Here are some of the most powerful healing prayers for cancer you can share.

a prayer for cancer patient

A Healing Petition

May God heal me, body and soul. May my pain cease, may my strength increase, may my fears be released, May blessings, love, and joy surround me. Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer for Easing Pain

Father, with you nothing is impossible. You are God of all flesh; we love you and we are confident that no situation is too hard for you. We come to you on behalf of this dear one seeking healing from cancer. God, Jesus Christ has fully paid the price by the stripes He took; we therefore are asking that the devourer gets off from this child of yours in Jesus Mighty Name, Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer for Healing

Father God, we humbly pray for all those who are fighting cancer. Give them the hope and courage they need each day. Comfort them in their pain and bless them with healing. Strengthen their family, friends, and caregivers. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer for Cancer Fighters

Heavenly Father, Give all cancer fighters comfort when they are in pain. Lay your healing hand on all and remove every cancer cell so that they may be healed! Amen

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer for Physicians and Nurses

Lord Jesus Christ, we call upon your blessed name and we pray for your merciful heart to surround these with love, strength, and courage and we ask Your hands to touch them with the power of healing. May they be directed to the right treatment in Your blessed name as we ask You Lord to represent the physicians, nurses, and medical care aids and administer them in Your spirits. May every cancerous cell be cast out and replaced with good ones. May every spot of this deadly cell be wiped out by Your powerful hands.

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer through St. Jude

God of healing mercy, in Jesus your Son you stretch out your hand in compassion, restoring the sinner, healing the sick, and lifting up those bowed down. Embrace us now in your loving care, particularly those afflicted with cancer, for whom this intention is offered. May the Spirit of Jesus bring us all health in soul and body, that with joy and thanksgiving we may praise you for your goodness, through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

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a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer through Saint Peregrine

O great St. Peregrine, you have been called “The Mighty,” “The Wonder-Worker,” because of the numerous miracles which you have obtained from God for those who have had recourse to you.

For so many years you bore in your own flesh this cancerous disease that destroys the very fibre of our being, and who had recourse to the source of all grace when the power of man could do no more. You were favoured with the vision of Jesus coming down from His Cross to heal your affliction. Ask of God and Our Lady, the cure of the sick whom we entrust to you.

(Pause here and silently recall the names of the sick for whom you are praying)

Aided in this way by your powerful intercession, we shall sing to God, now and for all eternity, a song of gratitude for His great goodness and mercy.

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer through Saint Agatha

Oh St. Agatha, who withstood the unwelcome advances from unwanted suitors, and suffered pain and torture for her devotion to Our Lord, we celebrate your faith, dignity, and martyrdom. Protect us against rape and other violations, guard us against breast cancer and other afflictions of women, and inspire us to overcome adversity. Oh St. Agatha, virgin and martyr, mercifully grant that we who venerate your sacrifice, may receive your intercession. Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

Prayer for Strength

Lord, at the moment nothing seems to be able to help the loss I feel.

My heart is broken and my spirit mourns. All I know is that Your grace is sufficient. This day, this hour Moment by moment I choose to lean on You, For when I am at my weakest Your strength is strongest. I pour out my grief to You And praise You that on one glorious day When all suffering is extinguished and love has conquered We shall walk together again.

a prayer for cancer patient

a prayer for cancer patient

A Simple Prayer for Healing

Lord of Heaven,

I rest underneath your mighty wings of love.I dwell within your gentle heart.I know there is healing in your touch.Through the sufferings of Christ I can ask for restoration And trust in your goodness.You are my Lord, my Saviour, My healer and my friend.I dwell within your gentle embrace.Amen.

a prayer for cancer patient

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Cancer is the uncontrolled rapid growth and spread of abnormal cells. Many people feel very devastated and cannot even offer up a prayer when they are informed that they have cancer of whatever nature.

Friends, the good news is that, the patients should have hope. Faith in God gives every patient hope. It is never too late with God. With man, it may seem impossible but nothing is ever impossible with God. (Luke 1:37)

One of the Great names of Our Mighty God is “Jehovah Rapha”. This mean, The LORD God that heals us. Cancer roots can dry at the command of our Great Lord. His word is powerful. Cancer cells will stop spreading at the command of God. His Word can restore health to you. The bible further says in Philippians 2:9-10, “Therefore God has exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the Glory of God the Father”. This tells me whatever name the cancer has, be it prostrate, lung, breast, or cervical cancer, all will bow at the name of King Jesus. Healing can be attained by trusting in His Wonderful name.

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Prayer For Lung Cancer Patient – Lung cancer became more and more spread and common due to the increased consumption of cigarettes and the air pollution. Statistics show us that 90% of the lung cancer patients are active smokers. Cigarettes being the main cause of this disease. But 9-15% can be caused by Radon, 10% by occupational carcinogen exposure and only 1-2% by outdoor air pollution. Saying a Prayer For Lung Cancer Patient is a powerful act. It is a very hard disease, which can’t be beaten without divine help. When you say a prayer for your loved one who struggles to beat lung cancer will inform the angel that healing is needed. The angels will take your prayer to God. And he will send healing angels to the ill.

Prayer For Lung Cancer Patient

Oh Lord, please help my dear (the person’s name).

He is suffering from lung cancer and he needs your healing hand.

Please send your beautiful healing angels.

Let them remove the pain that he/she is feeling.

Touch him/her with your healing hand.

Bring him a healthy recovery and strength to fight the disease.

Oh Lord, bring strength to his/her family too.

They need your love and consolation in this period.

Dear God, bless the doctors and nurses.

Bring them the wisdom and strength to heal him/her.”


This is a short but very powerful Prayer For Lung Cancer Patient. But it is only an example. When you pray, you have to talk from your heart. So, use this prayer as a reference. Note your own prayer on paper. And carry it with you. Say the prayer as many times as possible. But be careful to say the prayer in a quiet place. Where nobody will disturb you. The prayers work best when your whole focus is on your words. You have to take some deep breaths. To quiet your mind and body. The more you focus on your prayer, the more powerful it gets.


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