Kelly Turner, Ph.D. is a NY Times bestselling author, filmmaker, and actor.

Kelly Turner, PhD is the New York Times bestselling author of Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, now in 23 languages, which summarizes her research into the radical remission of cancer – when someone heals from cancer in a statistically unlikely way without conventional medicine, or after conventional medicine has failed. Her highly anticipated follow-up book, Radical Hope: 10 Key Healing Factors from Exceptional Survivors of Cancer & Other Diseases, became an instant #1 Amazon bestseller.

Over the past decade, she has conducted research in 10 different countries and analyzed over 1,500 cases of radical remission. She is a frequent guest on national TV talk and news shows and holds a B.A. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

A trained screenwriter, Kelly has also adapted her bestselling book into a fictional, feature-length screenplay entitled OPEN-ENDED TICKET, which was a finalist for the 2019 Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab. This script tells the story of a cancer patient who takes her best friend on an around-the-world journey to try to find her estranged father before it’s too late. In their race against time, a string of unexpected events makes them question everything they thought they knew about life, death, and healing. Kelly is currently working with Hollywood producers to package the film. Her other scripts include SOUL MATES, NEWPORT OF THE WEST, THE HOUSEWIFE, and CRYSTAL SINGER. Kelly is also a trained actor based in NYC, having appeared in numerous TV shows and films, including the award-winning short film THE HOUSEWIFE, which is a proof-of-concept for a feature film. 

Kelly also created, co-produced, and directed “Radical Remission,” a 10-part docuseries that explores the 10 healing factors from her research and which features many of the Radical Remission survivors from her books. This docuseries is streaming exclusively on

Finally, Kelly is also the founder of the Radical Remission Project, a website and online community that continues to collect new cases of Radical Remission and which offers online courses, in-person workshops, and one-on-one health coaching by 150+ Certified Radical Remission Health Coaches from around the globe.