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.