Multimillion-dollar gift to help Cincinnati Children’s combat brain cancer

The Cure Starts Now donated $2.7 million to Cincinnati Children’s to create an international consortium that will collaborate on clinical trials of promising medications for children with high-risk brain tumors.

The check was presented by Brooke Desserich who along with her husband Keith, started the Cure Starts Now after the death of their 6-year-old daughter, Elena, from a brain tumor.

You can read more in the Cincinnati Business Courier.

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