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Sep 16, 2014, 18:51 ET

Improved risk identification will aid fertility preservation in young male cancer patients

A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer...

Sep 10, 2014, 17:00 ET

Genomic analysis reveals that a high-risk leukemia subtype becomes more common with age

 More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:58 ET

Avian influenza virus isolated in harbor seals poses a threat to humans

A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:45 ET
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Join St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® in finding cures, saving children during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

In 2014, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the United States will hear the words, "Your child has cancer." These words mean heartbreak and...

Aug 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Discovery yields master regulator of toxin production in staph infections

 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered an enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to...

Jul 28, 2014, 13:22 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® names Tri Delta Fraternity Partner of the Year

 Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children's Research...

Jul 28, 2014, 00:01 ET

Unhealthy habits more than double risk of metabolic syndrome in childhood cancer survivors

 A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:50 ET

HIV clinic-based audio project emphasizes the power of patient voices

 The voice on the recording was low and calm as the speaker recounted the telephone call that brought the news he was infected with the...

Jul 02, 2014, 13:00 ET
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® honors corporate partners for excellence in giving to find cures, save children

The ALSAC/St. Jude Boards of Directors and Governors for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® honored some of its corporate partners,...

Jun 25, 2014, 12:30 ET
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Names James R. Downing, M.D., CEO To Oversee A New Era Of Expansion, Growth

 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org, announced today the appointment of James R. Downing, M.D., as its new CEO, effective...

Jun 11, 2014, 17:16 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital renewed as NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center has been renewed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI),...

Jun 10, 2014, 12:20 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital adding department and faculty to aid mission

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital officials today announced the appointment of three internationally recognized physician-scientists to...

Jun 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Gamers virtually raise thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® patients battling cancer, other deadly diseases

 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® is powering up a new videogame charity program with help from some of the top streaming gamers,...

Jun 04, 2014, 18:14 ET
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Race to beat childhood cancer, other deadly diseases one mile, one dollar, one cure at a time

In observance of National Running Day today, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats...

May 27, 2014, 15:54 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® Rinde Homenaje a Chef Adrianne Calvo del Sur de la Florida en la 12a gala anual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars en Miami

  El pasado 17 de mayo en Miami, más de 550 invitados celebraron los avances de St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® en la 12a...

May 27, 2014, 15:28 ET
St. Jude rolled out the red carpet in Miami to help save children's lives! (PRNewsFoto/St. Jude Children's Research...)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® honored South Florida Chef Adrianne Calvo at 12th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala in Miami

On May 17 in Miami, more than 550 guests celebrated the progress of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® at the 12th annual FedEx/St. Jude...

May 14, 2014, 14:32 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Celebrará la 12o Gala Anual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars el 17 de mayo

MIAMI, 14 de mayo de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® celebrará su doceava gala anual...

May 14, 2014, 13:52 ET

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to celebrate 12th Annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala on May 17

 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® will celebrate its 12th annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels and Stars Gala, co-founded by Daisy Fuentes,...

May 08, 2014, 11:12 ET

Experimental antibody shows early promise for treatment of childhood tumor

 Tumors shrank or disappeared and disease progression was temporarily halted in 15 children with advanced neuroblastoma enrolled in a safety...