1
today-show-logo

Great Progress in 2019!

This B+ Hero’s face says it all.  We’re making progress for our brave bosses – the innocent kids battling cancer.  But, we’re not done. Thanks to your support, The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation is the largest provider of financial assistance... Read More

Holidays in the Childhood Cancer World

It’s been a busy month of December!  Thank you all for kicking the month off so strongly with #GivingTuesday.  We raised almost $100,000!  That money is very much needed and goes out the door very fast. I will have final totals for you after the close of the... Read More

Counting our Blessings

B+ Hero Profile During this week of Thanksgiving, I’m tremendously thankful that most of our children survive cancer.  This is largely due to the commitment and investment in research that has dramatically increased survival rates.  This is not to say that... Read More

SIOP 2019

Last week was very exciting as 2,700 delegates from 110 countries gathered in Lyon, France for SIOP 2019.  SIOP stands for the Society Internationale Oncologie Pediatrique.  I was privileged to be in attendance and participated in many exciting sessions that ranged... Read More

Vincristine Update & Congratulations Ali!

Vincristine Shortage Have you heard about the vincristine shortage? Vincristine is a drug used to treat several types of #ChildhoodCancer including leukemias and lymphomas.  Attached below is the latest update from the Children’s Oncology Group. “At the... Read More

Remembering Troy

Remembering Troy Haynes Jr. Yesterday we celebrated the life of Troy Haynes, Jr.  Troy reminded me a lot of my son, Andrew.  Troy was known as a great all-around athlete, but there was so much more to him – he was a great young man. The picture below is when... Read More

All Kinds of Good News!

Thank you all for your kind words of support on Andrew’s birthday.  It really means a lot to us.  We got through it…together. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Research As I write this update, I’m 30,000 feet in the air leaving the Children’s Oncology Group (COG)... Read More

Happy Birthday Andrew!!!

September 3, 1992 was one of the happiest days of my life. Our family was complete with the birth of Andrew John McDonough in Montclair, NJ. He was an incredibly beautiful and very chubby baby. I remember it like yesterday, when I brought Ali to the hospital to see... Read More

Important Upcoming Events

Andrew Next Tuesday is my son’s 27th birthday.  B+ Nation will strive to raise #27kInADay in honor of Andrew’s birthday! $27,000 is more than just a number or dollar amount. $27,000 is a sense of hope and one less thing to worry about for 27 families of... Read More

Exciting Research Update!

Something for everybody…some people like chocolate ice cream, some people vanilla.  Some people only want to read about family assistance, and some people are only concerned with research.  For those of you interested in research, today’s update is for... Read More