Whether it was a personal diagnosis or a loved one's fight with the disease, a lot of us have experienced the impact of cancer in our lives in some manner. It should come as no surprise that cancer speakers are frequently among the most in-demand for inspirational business, organizational, and educational events.
They can relate to audiences of all types around the world through their personal stories of overcoming adversity, accepting change, hanging onto hope, and never giving up. Meet a few of the inspiring cancer speakers who would be a great addition to any event.
Andrea Evans is a breast cancer survivor and former actress who was nominated for two Emmy Awards. Among other soap operas, she has starred in The Bold and The Beautiful, One Life to Live, Passions, and The Young and the Restless. She received a stage 1 breast cancer diagnosis in 2011 and has since dedicated her life to raising awareness and funding for breast cancer research in honor of her mother, also a breast cancer survivor.
Yael Cohen-Braun is the co-founder and board chair of F*ck Cancer. This innovative health organization aims to help Gen-Y engage with their parents about early detection, preventative lifestyle, and overall communication around cancer. Before launching the nonprofit organization in 2009, when Cohen-Braun learned that her mother had breast cancer, she had previously worked as a finance professional. In addition to her work on health care issues, she has established herself as a respected leader in philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.
Ethan Zohn is a humanitarian, motivational speaker, TV personality, and the winner of the reality competition series Survivor: Africa. He is also a cancer survivor and advocate. Zohn has found purpose through his humanitarian work and community involvement. In his opinion, a better and healthier world can be cultivated through education, advocacy, and inspiration. Although being diagnosed with CD20+ Hodgkin’s Lymphoma twice in his life, Zohn never lost his optimism or sense of humor. He used his experience to connect with others and provide much-needed motivation, guidance, and comfort.
Kristi Funk, MD is a board-certified cancer surgeon and physician, international keynote speaker, bestselling author, and an advocate for women’s health. Dr. Funk is also an ambassador and contributor to the Pink Lotus Power Up community. At the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, where she practices as a surgical breast specialist, Dr. Funk stands out as a specialist in minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment methods for all forms of breast disease. Thousands of women, including well-known celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow who sought her out for her surgical expertise, have benefited from her assistance during their breast cancer treatments.
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