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Latest St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Stories

2013-09-02 00:20:31

The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-led national BABY HUG trial linked hydroxyurea to a 21 percent reduction in annual medical costs for young children with sickle cell anemia; savings expected to grow MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A drug proven effective for treatment of adults and children with sickle cell anemia reduced hospitalizations and cut annual estimated medical costs by 21 percent for affected infants and toddlers, according to an analysis...

2013-08-07 23:18:10

Delta Delta Delta Fraternity is proud to announce that during the 2012-13 academic year its collegiate and alumnae chapters have raised $5.6 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way in understanding, treating and defeating childhood cancer. This is an increase from the previous year’s fundraising total of $4.2 million. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Delta Delta Delta Fraternity is proud to announce that during the 2012-13 academic year its collegiate...

2013-07-30 08:29:07

Headliners Include Artists from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice Cooper, The Cars, The Monkees, Black Oak Arkansas, Chicago, Three Dog Night and David Ellefson of Megadeth! LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At The Rock n Roll Autograph Show fans will meet their Rock n Roll heroes in an intimate setting, while taking home personalized pieces of rock music history. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Attendees will hang out with iconic musicians and performers...

2013-07-11 13:07:15

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital discovers a role for a protein in research that has implications for treatment of cancer and heart disease St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered that a protein used by cancer cells to evade death also plays a vital role in heart health. This dual role complicates efforts to develop cancer drugs that target the protein, but may lead to new therapies for heart muscle damage. The research appeared in the June 15 edition of the...

2013-07-09 23:23:20

Window World TX is hosting the 4th annual Window World Cares Charity Golf Classic September 19 in San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Window World TX is once again hosting the 4th annual Window World Cares Charity Golf Classic in San Antonio to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! This year’s tournament will be played at the Canyon Springs Golf Club on September 19, 2013. Window World is a major corporate sponsor of the amazing work performed at St. Jude...

2013-07-02 12:30:16

Donate $1, $5 or $10 directly from your check DALLAS, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Throughout the month of July, Texas de Brazil's 24 domestic locations will provide guests the opportunity to donate $1, $5, or $10 directly from...

2013-06-17 23:01:01

New York personal injury law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP is involved in a number of charitable causes. This Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 7am, firm Partners Stephen J. Murphy and David L. Scher will appear on Kevin Burke's "Get Active" radio show on Z100 to discuss the firm and its involvement with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 The personal injury trial attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP are pleased to announce that firm Partners...

2013-06-13 12:28:50

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andres Herrada, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Immunology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named a Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. He is one of 10 fellows named. Established in 1991, The Pew Latin American Fellows Program provides support to advance recipients' research, allowing them to study with U.S. scientists and to help establish laboratories...

Adults Who Are Survivors Of Childhood Cancer Have High Risk For Disease
2013-06-12 08:09:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study by researchers at St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital has found that prevalence of chronic health conditions in adult years is associated with childhood cancer survival. In an analysis of more than 1,700 adult survivors of childhood cancer, the researchers found a high percentage of survivors with one or more chronic health conditions. The study, to be published June 12 in JAMA, found that 98 percent of the...

2013-06-11 16:26:47

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study identifies the need for proactive, life-long medical follow-up and provides the most complete health picture yet of adult survivors of childhood cancer MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has found that childhood cancer survivors overwhelmingly experience a significant amount of undiagnosed, serious disease through their adult years, establishing the importance of proactive, life-long clinical...