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Tougher than Rocket Science | Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Tougher than Rocket Science | Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Osteosarcoma is so overwhelmingly good at overcoming current treatments that it may just take a rocket scientist to help defeat it. Theresa Beech is exactly that space engineer who is making progress toward understanding the genetics behind the relapsed form of the deadly disease. And […]

Basket Trial Update: It’s a Go!!

Basket Trial Update: It’s a Go!!

The OSTEO TRIAL IS A GO!!!!! Nov 15-16, there were about 20 osteosarcoma docs from around the US in DC for a 2 day meeting to hammer out the outline for a series of trials for osteosarcoma based on tumor genetics. After lots of talks, […]

Basket Trial Update from Theresa Beech

Basket Trial Update from Theresa Beech

As many of you know, I’ve been doing osteo genetics research since my son Daniel was on hospice for osteo in spring, 2016. One outcome of my research showed very clearly that osteosarcoma has distinct genetic subcategories, and a doc at UCSF has showed that […]

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 […]

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 […]