Akron Children’s Hospital Joins Cincinnati Children’s Advanced Cancer Therapies Network

The distance between two Ohio cities in opposite corners of the state has gotten a lot shorter for some pediatric cancer patients. Akron Children’s Hospital has joined Cincinnati Children’s  Advanced Cancer Therapies Network. This will allow certain Akron-area children to stay closer to home while receiving new cancer treatments.

“It is a collaborative group of research centers and hospitals that will work together to conduct multiple trials with novel therapies, the newest therapies that become available,” said Dr. Mariko DeWire, a neuro-oncologist and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s.
Read more on this story in the Akron Beacon Journal.

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