Yael Cohen

2029

Founder, President & CEO, Fuck Cancer

Following her mother's breast cancer diagnosis in 2009, Yael Cohen decided to use the 'F word' to fight the 'C word.' Yael is founder, president, and CFF (Chief Cancer Fucker) of FCancer, a non-profit organization that encourages and empowers Generation Y talk to their parents about early detection. It gives them a clear call to action to involve, engage, and educate their parents. Named one of Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business," in 2012, Cohen has grown FCancer into an inspirational and influential player in the charity space and has recruited a host of A-list celebrities to use their influence to garner public support.

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Sunday, October 14
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Health & Wellness: Power to the Patient, Presented by Walgreens

It's widely reported that the United States spends more on health care than any other country. In fact, our health care spending is the fifth... read more
Speakers: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Yael Cohen, Ellen Gustafson, Jay Parkinson, MD, MPH, Alan Blaustein, Elizabeth Cohen
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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