Eyal Eltawil is an Israeli actor, screen writer, stand-up comedian, TEDx speaker and author who should not be alive today, but he is.
At the age of 31, Eyal woke up with severe gut pains that were diagnosed as stage 4 terminal cancer, Ewing Sarcoma. Even after intensive treatments, doctors told Eyal he had 5% chances of recovery.
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Is humor essential to your health? Can a humoristic outlook on a difficult crisis results in a turning point? Can laughter help to recover? Is frustration the really only option?
Declared free of cancer 5 years later, Eyal now travels the world alive and laughing to inspire, motivate, educate and entertain He presents his inspiring personal story of self-healing through humor and laughter. Filled with personal anecdotes, his hilarious keynote brings creative messages of hope, positivity and resilience to start seeing life and its challenges from a different and powerful perspective. This is a story of victory, not a performance on sickness. This is a funny and moving performance on the triumph of the soul over all obstacles and challenges in life, however great or frightening, and of the positive and wonderful influence of humor on our life and health.
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The Cancer That Died Of Laughter
TEDx @ Tel Aviv University March 2016
Cancer Stand-up Show
Eyal's performance for fundaraiser during treatment
The comedian and actor Eyal Eltawil