Cancer Speakers

Cancer is a major public health problem in the United States where, currently, one in four deaths is due to cancer. Our celebrities, speakers and authors share their personal stories and become the “human face” of the disease as part of their determination in the fight against cancer.

 

Meredith Baxter
After playing a breast cancer survivor, Meredith Baxter became passionate about finding a cure for the disease. She started a research foundation funded by her skin care line. And then shockingly, she received her own diagnosis. Meredith tells how she learned to shed her shame and share her own story with women across the country. For more information, click here.
Meredith Baxter
     
Emme
Supermodel, television personality, author, lecturer, and clothing designer, Emme, was honored as Glamour magazine “Woman of the Year” and as one of Biography magazine’s “25 Most Influential Women.” She reveals her cancer journey and its treatments-including the emotional, physical and psychological obstacles that she was driven to overcome. She delivers an intimate, proactive view of her battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma. For more information, click here.
Emme
Susan Ford
As a teenager in the White House, Susan Ford was thrust into the spotlight when her mother developed breast cancer and she had to assume many of her mother’s duties. She shares her stories of how her mother inspired her and how she became an advocate for breast cancer awareness and a spokesperson for the cause, a role she held for over ten years. For more information, click here.
Susan Ford
Max Gomez
Dr. Max Gomez, award-winning broadcast journalist, and author of “The Prostate Health Program”, which offers advice on preventing and controlling this prevalent health problem for men, has also personally experienced another prevalent cancer – basal cell skin cancer. His surgery was aired on NBC’s “The Today Show”. Click here.
Max Gomez
Scott Hamilton
Olympic Gold Medal figure skater Scott Hamilton delivers his secrets to finding happiness in the face of a life filled with challenges, difficulties, and career-canceling odds. He brings to the platform behind-the-scenes stories from the skating world and his personal challenges including testicular cancer and a brain tumor, sharing the secrets to his lifelong journey to find the silver (and gold) lining in the clouds of life. For more information, click here.
Scott Hamilton
Jennie Nash
Jennie Nash is a rare breed: a writer who knows how to tell a story as powerfully on stage as she does on the page. She skillfully captivates her audiences with hilarious tales from the trenches of her own illness, and then charges people to embrace the lessons they’ve learned from cancer. It’s a talk that takes audiences from laughter to tears to a sense of limitless possibility. For more information, click here.
Jennie Nash
Jennie Nash
Darryle Pollack is an author and “accidental ” artist whose inspiring journey has made her a role model for resilience, authenticity and vitality. Her life has included a series of pioneering experiences: at Yale, in television journalism, health and social media. At the same time, challenges including Stage III breast cancer caused Darryle to say “I never signed up for this” so often, those words are the title of her TED talk, her book and her blog.
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