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EDT Source Newsroom: Innovative respite care program gives parents outlet during child's cancer treatment The Helping Hands initiative at St...Jude Children's Research Hospital is making it easier for parents to duck out for a meal, meet privately
Gene sequencing project identifies abnormal gene that launches rare childhood leukemia St...Jude Children's Research Hospital Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified a fusion gene responsible for almost 30 percent of a
September 17, 2012) When Kayla Dehnert tells friends and family in Northern California about life as a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient, she pulls out a string of beads taller than she is. This is a learning-to-take medicine bead, Kayla
Last year a deadly superbug spread through the nation's leading research hospital, killing six patients before it could be stopped. Scientists at the National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda, Md., scrubbed with bleach,
Gene sequencing project identifies potential drug targets in common childhood brain tumor St...June 20, 2012) /PRNewswire/ Researchers studying the genetic roots of the most common malignant childhood brain tumor have discovered missteps in three of
January 30, 2012) Hispanic children are more likely than those from other racial and ethnic backgrounds to be diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and are more likely to die of their disease...Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists
Embargo expired: 1/29/2012 1:00 PM EST Source: St...Researchers studying a rare, lethal childhood tumor of the brainstem discovered that nearly 80 percent of the tumors have mutations in genes not previously tied to cancer.
Recognizing the important role siblings play in the healing process for children battling illnesses, St...August 5, 2011) When a child is battling cancer or other serious illness, the entire family is affected, including siblings. Recognizing the
Bone marrow transplant survival more than doubled in recent years for young, high-risk leukemia patients treated at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, with patients who lacked genetically matched donors recording the most significant gains.
Findings from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study led by St...June 27, 2011) The largest study yet of adult childhood cancer survivors found that the first cancer is just the beginning of a lifelong battle against different forms of the disease for