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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 › Continue Reading

People Magazine has selected cancer survivor Mitch Stone for their segment: “Heroes Among Us.” In September, Mitch wrote about his battle with a brain tumor that began when he was 11 and how he overcame it in the Cincinnati Children’s › Continue Reading

Luke Knapke, otherwise known as Super Luke, is a five year old boy battling nuerofibromatosis. He befriended Lauren Hill before she passed away, and is now carrying on her efforts to raise awareness about pediatric brain cancer. Luke recently received › Continue Reading

The tradition of Opening Day is a big deal in Cincinnati. The return of baseball is treated as a holiday and Reds fans celebrate accordingly. So when one local family couldn’t make the celebration downtown yesterday, they brought the celebration › Continue Reading

When 3-year-old Tony was diagnosed with brain cancer, his family was devastated. They wanted to make sure Tony received the best care possible, and they knew he was in good hands at Cincinnati Children’s. Pediatric brain cancer is among the deadliest forms › Continue Reading

Miles was born on August 15, 2005. We were so excited to welcome our adorable baby boy into the world. He was everything we imagined he would be and we were thrilled the day we brought him home. Just a › Continue Reading

Cincinnati Children’s has been awarded a $205,000 grant to help fund research on a deadly form of brain cancer called diffused intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG). The check is being presented to Cincinnati Children’s on behalf of the DIPG Collaborative, an › Continue Reading

In August 2010 I noticed that my 16-month-old daughter, Bayleigh, was starting to fall a lot. She kept running into things and seemed really off balance. Of course, she was doing these things at the same time that she was › Continue Reading