Month: July 2017

Local boy fighting cancer gets Christmas wish in April

Local boy fighting cancer gets Christmas wish in April

By Jay Korff                                               Wednesday, April 27th 2016 Daniel made a simple, sweet request recently that caught this mother’s attention. He was in […]

Answer to Cancer May Be the Family Dog

Answer to Cancer May Be the Family Dog

Researchers hope studying dogs with cancer may help in the treatment of children with similar cancers. […] “When my son Daniel was 11, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, and he died two years later from the disease after 15 operations, 20 rounds of high-dose chemo, […]

Thanks to The Max Cure Foundation for their Support for the Basket Trial!

Thanks to The Max Cure Foundation for their Support for the Basket Trial!

The Max Cure Foundation is dedicated to funding research for the development of pediatric cancer drugs. The executive director, Jonathan Agin, first met with Theresa Beech when Daniel was still in treatment, and they have been in contact discussing osteosarcoma research since then, both agreeing […]

FACTOR 2017 Conference – MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance

FACTOR 2017 Conference – MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance

This past February, the MIB Agents Osteosarcoma Alliance hosted the first ever FACTOR Conference in Miami, Florida in order to bring together researchers, surgeons, oncologists, and patient families from all over the country to discuss advancing the treatment for osteosarcoma and improving patient outccomes. The […]

Because of Daniel: Md. mother tries to track down cure as teen son loses battle to cancer

Because of Daniel: Md. mother tries to track down cure as teen son loses battle to cancer

By JAY KORFF/ ABC7                               Tuesday, March 28th 2017 Theresa Beech of Rockville, Maryland knows her strengths and weaknesses. She considers herself a great mother and an accomplished space engineer. Cell […]