Promise, Summer 2014

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Features

COVER STORY
A St. Jude patient
Digging for Answers: Seeking a Cure for Ewing Sarcoma
Doctors and researchers seek a cure for Ewing sarcoma.
Anang Shelat, PhD
Cancer Cures: Hidden in Plain Sight?
What if cures for some of the worst childhood cancers already existed—and nobody knew it?
St. Jude patient
Scrutinizing Stress
Children with cancer are tougher than you might assume.
Richard Webby, PhD
Influenza: Mastering a Global Threat
St. Jude experts lead the way in helping the world understand, track and combat influenza.
Jessica Goddard with a St. Jude patient
On the Line
At St. Jude, central lines are everybody’s business.
St. Jude supporters Doug and Holly Brooks, with sons Kyle and Taylor
Serving Up a Cure
Supporting St. Jude is a family affair for Doug and Holly Brooks
A St. Jude patient examines the brick his parents dedicated to commemorate his battle with cancer.
A Tanglible Tribute
Pathways to Hope pays homage to the St. Jude journey.
Penny Tramontozzi with a St. Jude patient
A Whole New Family
A perspective by Penny Tramontozzi
Members of Tri Delta sorority with a St. Jude patient
Shining a light on Tri Delta
Members of the Tri Delta sorority visited the hospital to celebrate their successful campaign to raise $15 million for St. Jude in five years.
Research Highlights - Promise Summer 2014
Research Highlights - Promise Summer 2014
Schulman elected to National Academy of Sciences; For brain tumor patients, age matters; Scientists discover gene mutated in most childhood bone tumors; Molecule acts as umpire to make tough life-or-death calls; St. Jude ranked as the No. 1 preferred company to work for by millennials; New twist discovered in Lou Gehrig’s disease; Broken DNA is bad for the brain; Hathaway visits St. Jude