Adrenocortical Cancer (ACC) is a rare cancer of the adrenal cortex that affects only 1 to 2 people in a million. TGen scientists and physicians are dedicated to better understanding the molecular basis of this cancer, and using that knowledge to identify new therapies to treat and eventually defeat, this rare and deadly disease.
Casey was an avid ice and roller hockey player and fan. He played for many clubs and teams, most recently as a member of the Junior Ducks Midget A ice hockey team, as well as the Woodbridge High School and California Rollers roller hockey teams. While playing for the Beach City Lightning ice hockey team, he was honored with the 2011-2012 Trevor Win’E Excellence in Leadership Award, most notably for his determination and perseverance. His passion was the game of hockey, the excitement of the competition but most importantly, the camaraderie with his teammates.
Casey was a dedicated employee of the Rinks-Irvine inline hockey facility, primarily teaching young children skating and hockey skills while imparting his special affinity for the game. He was the ambassador of the annual Give Blood Play Hockey inline hockey charity tournament, a blood donation event benefitting local hospitals and fundraising effort for pediatric cancer. As a local youth hockey player battling cancer, his journey touched many and his involvement in the tournament attracted many additional supporters.
We do not want another family to ever go through what we went through. We had 16 wonderful years with our boy, but that still isn’t enough. If we can help just one person by raising money for this research then its worth every bit of our time! What would you do if it were your child?
Rest In Peace “Game Changer”
Your mission in this life was an overwhelming success…. you changed lives!!!