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Crunch-Time Champions Still Giving Thrills
25th Anniversary Reunion of Cleveland’s Championship Team Benefiting The Max Cure Foundation & HandsOnSports Foundation. Cleveland Crunch players are coming together for another championship effort to celebrate the 25th anniversary of giving fans in Northeastern Ohio a coveted pro sports championship.
CLEVELAND, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Crunch players are coming together for another championship effort to celebrate the 25th anniversary of giving fans in Northeastern Ohio a coveted pro sports championship.
Dad challenges D.C. United goalie to help families battling childhood cancer
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — While playoff-bound D.C. United practiced Wednesday, 47-year-old Jonathan Agin warmed up on a nearby field for a unique showdown with one of the team’s goalkeepers, Travis Worra.
WASHINGTON (ABC7) — While playoff-bound D.C. United practiced Wednesday, 47-year-old Jonathan Agin warmed up on a nearby field for a unique showdown with one of the team's goalkeepers, Travis Worra.
In Loss of Young Son to Cancer, Dad Gets Ink & Makes a Change
An Army staff sergeant is changing his life to honor his 9-year-old son who died recently of cancer. And he got a tattoo to raise awareness and money for cancer research. (Published…
An Army staff sergeant is changing his life to honor his 9-year-old son who died recently of cancer. And he got a tattoo to raise awareness and money for cancer research. (Published...
Continued Efforts to Pass ‘Right to Try’ Legislation Should Fail | By Richard Plotkin
The “right to try” bill of 2017 (S. 204) which was unanimously passed by the Senate last August will be voted on by the House of Representatives in the near future. If passed by the House, it will demonstrate that, despite this administration’s talk of “draining the swamp,” Congress continues to proceed as it has in the past…
The “right to try” bill of 2017 (S. 204) which was unanimously passed by the Senate last August will be voted on by the House of Representatives in the near future. If passed by the House, it will demonstrate that, despite this administration’s talk of “draining the swamp,” Congress continues to proceed as it has in the past...
Right to Try Continues to be a Sham | TheHill.com | By Richard Plotkin
Four years ago, I got involved with investigational drugs and was credited with leading the successful social media fight to get a 7-year-old boy with cancer — who was given two weeks to live…
Four years ago, I got involved with investigational drugs and was credited with leading the successful social media fight to get a 7-year-old boy with cancer — who was given two weeks to live...
SHOULD THE SERIOUSLY ILL BE ALLOWED TO TRY EXPERIMENTAL DRUGS?
This article first appeared on the Daily Signal.</p> <p>Laura McLinn’s son Jordan was diagnosed at age 4 with muscular dystrophy, a terminal illness with no cure. But, McLinn says, matters could be much worse.</p> <p>That’s because after the family tried for years, Jordan, now 8, qualifies for clinical trials for an experimental drug manufactured by NS Pharma…
This article first appeared on the Daily Signal.

Laura McLinn's son Jordan was diagnosed at age 4 with muscular dystrophy, a terminal illness with no cure. But, McLinn says, matters could be much worse.

That's because after the family tried for years, Jordan, now 8, qualifies for clinical trials for an experimental drug manufactured by NS Pharma....

Archived Media

John Carroll Athletics Raises Nearly $13,000 For Streaks To The Max In 2017


Rare Disease Congressional Caucus, Thursday May 18, 2017
Incentivizing Innovation for Rare Disease Treatment Development


Kick Off Your Old Sneakers to Help Childhood Cancer


Streaks To The Max 2 Kicks Off John Carroll’s D3 Week Efforts


John Carroll SAAC Set To Launch Sequel To Successful Streaks To The Max Event

http://www.jcusports.com/news/2017/2/27/fan-zone-john-carroll-saac-set-to-launch-sequel-to-successful-streaks-to-the-max-event.aspx#.WLWRvUJt9Os.facebook


Right to Try is a Sham by Richard Plotkin
http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/319171-right-to-try-is-a-sham


Hashtag Prescription: The hidden cost of crowd-sourcing a cure
http://harpers.org/archive/2016/06/hashtag-prescription/1/


Order Spring Flowers to Support Y.E.S. and Used Sneakers to Dunk Your Kicks

http://scarsdale10583.com/about-joomla/the-project/5361-order-spring-flowers-to-support-y-e-s


CG youth football tournament to assist cancer patients

http://m.trivalleycentral.com/mobile/casa_grande_dispatch/area_news/cg-youth-football-tournament-to-assist-cancer-patients/article_e6555544-f697-11e5-a449-67de223324a7.html


John Carroll SAAC To Host “Streaks To The Max” 24-Hour Charity Swim Relay

http://www.jcusports.com/news/2016/3/14/fan-zone-john-carroll-saac-to-host-streaks-to-the-max-24-hour-charity-swim-relay.aspx#.Vucxz3aMSQU.facebook


Ties For A Cure benefitting The Max Cure Foundation:
http://www.27east.com/mobile/article.cfm//Southampton-Village-Surrounding-Areas/125087/Ross-School-Student-Creates-Non-Profit-Company-For-Senior-Project


September 2015 – WIBC Tony Katz Interview with Jonathan Agin about the lack of federal funding for childhood cancer. http://www.wibc.com/blogs/indys-morning-news/childhood-cancer-doesnt-get-attention-it-deserves


July 2015 – Boston Globe Magazine: Sick kids, desperate parents, and the battle for experimental drugs. The complex world of compassionate use drugs and who gets access to them.


July 2015 – The Fairfield Sun: Corporate FunRun Fairfield County 5k is July 30 (Introducing MCF and Dunk Your Kicks in Fairfield County as part of the Corporate FunRun.)


Spring 2015 – Syracuse University Magazine: David Plotkin ’94 Inspiring a Cure


December 2014 – The Business Journal: The Max Cure Foundation Invites People to “Roar for a Cure” for Pediatric Cancer – Rockefeller Center Window to Raise Awareness


August 2014 – Hampton’s Magazine: ‘Hamptons’ and 525 America Celebrate the East End with a Sweater That Gives Back.


March 2014 – The Save Josh story: Richard Plotkin’s interview on Fox & Friends where he calls upon Chimerix’s Board of Directors to give Josh the medications he needed in hopes to save his life. “Drug Company Refuses 7-Year-Old Boy Life-Saving Medicine Despite Donation”


June 2014 – Bergen.com: Going to the Max: Foundation paves the way for pediatric cancer research one step at a time.


June 2014 – Bergen.com: Going to the Max: Foundation paves the way for pediatric cancer research one step at a time.


February 2014 – The Today Show interviews Max Cure Foundation’s Chairman, David Plotkin about Dunk Your Kicks and our Roar Beyond Barriers program.


December 2013 – The Max Cure Foundation and EHE International Inspire Holiday Spirit at Rockefeller Center


November 2013 – Health2Fit.com interviews Arizona Roar Beyond Barriers family and Max Cure’s Marketing Director and Dunk Your Kicks Program Director about how used sneakers can help make a difference in the childhood cancer world.


October 2013 – Forbe’s David Thorpe Interviews Richard and David Plotkin. “Hedge Fund Trader Turned Social Entrepreneur Raises $2 Million For Kids’ Cancer”


August 2013 – Hamptons.com: Max Cure Foundation Is Roaring For A Cure In The Hamptons