After being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at 18, 20, and 22 and having two life saving transplants, Ben Teller realized that there is a lack of resources for young adults affected by cancer. So, he started Cuck Fancer., an organization dedicated to helping young adults like himself and to empowering cancer fighters and survivors everywhere. In his talk, Ben shares his powerful story as a cancer survivor and the important life lessons he's learned from his experiences.
Ben Teller graduated from UC Irvine in 2012. As a cancer survivor, Ben has used his experience to be an active leader in his community. Not only is he a City of Hope patient speaker and Advocate for Be The Match, he is also the founder of Cuck Fancer., the non-profit organization which aims to help young adults affected by cancer. Cuck Fancer. currently provides grants, raises awareness, and acts to confront obstacles that cancer survivors may encounter. Ben is also a Social Media Producer at FOX Sports 1 as well as a Huffington Post Blogger.
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