Whether you are a medical professional, nursing professional, dental professional, cancer organization, or pharmaceutical company, hearing Eva Grayzel speak will change the way you think about your patients, your clients and your life. Eva’s unique presentation style gives your conference or meeting a speaker that is different from a clinical program. Eva’s keynote addresses, lectures, and workshops are adaptable to every healthcare field. Contact Eva to discuss what she can offer your attendees.

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Beating the Odds: A Story NOT Silenced by Oral Cancer

One American dies every hour of every day from oral cancer. Eva Grayzel came close to being one in this statistic. The details of her delayed diagnosis, intensive treatment and residual side-effects bring to life the story of a real patient, driving home the importance of effective communication and sensitivity to family dynamics. Through her story, healthcare providers can fully appreciate their role in the cancer journey. Audiences don’t just hear her story, they experience it.


  • Experience the patient perspective
  • Stimulate thinking about enhanced patient care
  • Strengthen communication skills

Ignite the Power of Story to Educate, Engage and Persuade

How do you inspire trust, build a client base and increase commitment to products and services? Its all in the story! Facts and figures alone don’t engage attention or influence change. Tap the power of story to evoke a connection, build relationships and foster patient loyalty. Attendees are challenged to find the story that exemplifies their value and showcases what makes them stand out among the competition.


  • Communicate the value of services through story
  • Promote your organization’s strength using story
  • Connect with patients and clients more effectively

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Dental, Healthcare, Survivorship, Pharmaceutical
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What Clients Are Saying

‘Our patients continue to tell us with exuberance how your presentation helped them on their journey through recovery. We are eternally grateful for your perspective and special ability to share it in a universal and inclusive way.’

Loren Godfrey MD, Co-Chief, Head & Neck Oncology
The John Theurer Cancer Center


‘Eva, to say that you made an impact at our Annual Head and Neck Cancer Symposium would be the understatement of the year. Your presence was felt throughout the entire symposium. Every speaker mentioned your name and looked over to where you were sitting during their presentations, acknowledging your insight. You are going to make a difference in the care of our head and neck cancer patients at Baptist Health Systems.’

Joseph McCain DMD, Subsection Chief, Oral Surgery
Baptist Health South Florida


‘I really enjoyed your presentation—you are really touching the lives of others through your experience.’

Gaorav Gupta, MD PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


‘Your keynote lecture at ASRT was amazing and I have not forgotten it or you.’

Gerri Pastrana, RTT
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


‘Eva was excellent! With her skill of storytelling, she had the audience fully engaged. Eva was funny, knowledgeable, motivating, inspiring and empowering.’

Danielly Camacho, Community Health Program Coordinator
Baptist Health South Florida


‘You inspire me to look at the good and stop dwelling on the WHY.’

Linda Davidson, Jimmy Fund Coordinator
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


‘Your presentation was very well received by attending staff, residents and medical students. I believe we need to see and hear what our patients are saying and your presentation was clearly an eye opener for many of our staff.’

Victor Dy, M.D., President of the Medical Staff, Interim Director of Surgery
Easton Hospital


“… charming, captivating…. brought tears to my eyes.”

David Rosenthal, M.D., Section Chief, Head and Neck, Division of Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


‘Eva’s story and recovery are epic –she is one of those speakers who changes your life with her words. I’m empowered with her perspective on philanthropy, parenting and work/life balance.’

Michelle Giletto, Director of Development
St Lukes Hospital

“Eva Grayzel delivers a powerful wake-up call for healthcare providers worldwide through the riveting story of her own survival from cancer against all odds. She offers magnificent inspiration for patients and healthcare workers alike.”

Daniel L. Kopp, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, Utica, NY


‘We were moved beyond words, touching on sensitive yet critical palliative care points for people with cancer.’

Christine Hansen, CRNP, ACHPN, Palliative Care Nurse
Grand View Hospital


‘You offered phenomenal insight into the challenge of living with cancer versus the alternative of dying from cancer.’

Anonymous, RN
The Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN


“Your story moved me to pursue specialty training in oral pathology. Thank you for the inspiration!”

Colin A. Eliot, LT, DC, USN, Oral Pathology Resident
National Naval Medical Center


‘Eva’s experience is a personal reminder about the value of working as hard and as smart as possible every day.’

Doug Peterson DMD, PhD
University of Connecticut Health Center


‘You were captivating and touched me on many levels…in my former years as a young woman, mother, wife, daughter, and as a healthcare professional and clinician of many years. You are remarkable in your recovery and your messaging.’

Willa Brody, MSW, JD


‘Eva Grayzel was one of the best speakers I’ve ever heard at a meeting… a real eye-opener!’

Francis X. Barra, DDS
Bassett Healthcare Network