Surviving the cancer cure | Scott Hamilton | TEDxKC

http://youtu.be/Nzg4fMJI6jk Olympic gold medalist, cancer survivor and patient advocate Scott Hamilton makes a compelling case for a safer and more effective cancer treatment many insurance companies don’t want you to know about. The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States OlympicHall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. In 1984, he captured the attention of the world with his Olympic Gold medal performances in Saravejo and since has shared his love and enthusiasmfor the sport as a commentator, performer, producer and best-selling author (Landing It & The Great Eight). He further inspires others as a speaker, philanthropist and cancer and pituitary brain tumor survivor. Scott is actively involved in his Scott Hamilton C.A.R.E.S. Foundation (Cancer Alliance for Research, Education & Survivorship), Chemocare.com and RadCare.org & patient mentoring program. He serves on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics International, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Provision Center for Proton Therapy. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx