Archive for the ‘Cancer Speakers’ Category
Dorothy Hamill, known as “America’s Sweetheart” is the 1976 Olympic Gold Medal champion female figure skater. Hamill is one of four athletes competing this year on Dancing With The Stars. She is paired with professional dancer Tristan MacManus.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Phil Mickelson won the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for the fourth time to become only the ninth player in PGA Tour history with 40 wins.
St. John’s basketball coach, Steve Lavin, said in a statement today that he has prostate cancer. Lavin is 46 years old.
The former UCLA Bruins coach announced Friday that he was diagnosed in September with prostate cancer but was told he could delay treatment until after the season. He plans to undergo treatment soon and says it will not affect his coaching. ... Read More
Erin Brockovich, best known as an advocate for the underdog, is a famous speaker on the circuit today. She is in high demand for speaking engagements and appearances all over the world. She is an inspirational reminder of the power of the human spirit displaying her desire to fight for the rights of the underdog. As a motivational speaker, she uses her life experiences as a model for integrity.
Brockovich received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa Degree and was Commencement Speaker at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on May 5, 2007.
Baseball fans love MLB Hall of Famer, Brooks Robinson, who many say was the greatest defensive third-baseman of all time. Brooks, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009, is a popular motivational speaker and cancer speaker on the circuit today.
In 2009 Brooks announced during a luncheon for the American Cancer Society that he had undergone successful treatment for prostate cancer. ... Read More
There’s little dispute that pro golfer Paul Azinger remains one of the most inspirational sports speakers on the circuit today motivating and inspiring even the most jaded audiences.
If you’re looking for a speaker who can inspire and motivate, look no further than Paul Azinger.
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SAN DIEGO, CA — Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gwynn, has been diagnosed with cancer in a salivary gland. Gwynn told San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month after a third round of surgery since 1997 to remove a tumor on the parotid gland.
Gwynn, 50, played for the San Diego Padres from 1982 to 2001, winning eight National League batting titles. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2007. ... Read More
COOKEVILLE, TN – Bruce Jenner, motivational speaker, television reality star and former 1976 Olympian gold medalist in the decathlon, which earned him the title of the “World’s Greatest Athlete”, spoke Thursday night, August 12, at the “Celebrity Legend Dinner” held at the Leslie Town Center.
“The Celebrity Legends Dinner” is one of the highlighting events of the 8th annual Cookeville Regional Golf Classic. Jenner was guest speaker to a sold out crowd of more than 300 as he told stories about his ’76 Olympic gold medal win in the decathlon. The celebrity dinner also included an interview session conducted by Buddy Pearson, local sports authority at the Herald-Citizen.
Proceeds from the event and the tournament benefited the hospital’s Foundation, more specifically the Cancer Care Fund and Caring Hands Fund, which assist patients with various needs including utilities, groceries and medical supplies, and the Save-A-Life Mammogram Project, which provides free mammogram screenings for women who are under or insured.
“I’m a firm believer in what you’re doing,” Jenner said. “We live in the most generous country in the world. We are the greatest group of givers in the entire world. We have communities like this that reach down in their pocket to help other people. It just makes me so proud to be part of this country and the great job that we do.”
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MEMPHIS, TN.- FoxSports has chosen St Jude, known for its cancer research, as the charity for the NFL 2010 Season and will promote the children’s hospital throughout the entire NFL season. FoxSports NFL broadcasters Howie Long, Terry Bradshaw, Troy Aikman and Jimmy Johnson felt privileged to recently visit St Jude Hospital to meet some of the patients.
During the two day trip to St Jude, the FoxSports crew recorded commercials that will run before and after football games this season on FOX. The children were excited and thrilled, but the ex-football players said it was the children that made the biggest impression.