Read about Theresa Beech’s Speech at Fortune Brainstorm Health 2018
The Fortune Brainstorm Health conference is organized by Fortune magazine in association with IBM Watson Health as a way to bring together leaders in all parts of the health care world. This year, Theresa Beech was invited to give a speech talking about Daniel’s story and her research in osteosarcoma. You can read an article on the event and watch a clip of her speech here.
“I’ve heard too many times to count that…it’s just too difficult to tackle,” Beech said. “I’m a space engineer. We do difficult.”
She cited paraphrased John F. Kennedy’s 1962 speech that kicked off the global space race. “We must choose to cure osteosarcoma not because it is easy,” she said, paraphrasing the U.S. president, “but because it is difficult.”