I think cancer is a hard battle to fight alone or with another person at your side, but I will say having someone to pick you up when you fall, stand by your side through every appointment and delivery of bad news, is priceless.
Alone, no one wins freedom.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Battle... brings out all that is best.
George S. Patton
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.