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    07/13/2006
    St. Jude helps Brazil improve outcomes of children with leukemia

    St. Jude has significantly reduced the rate at which families in Recife, Brazil, abandon treatment for their children who have acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and has significantly increased the rate of event-free survival during a single decade.

     
     
    05/25/2004
    St. Jude helps South American community improve survival rates for children with leukemia

    The city of Recife, Brazil, experienced a significant improvement in outcome among children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during the past decade, even though the community is resource-poor and most patient families are impoverished.

     
     
    02/09/2004
    When it comes to ALL treatment, survival rates for all children soar at St. Jude

    When it comes to ALL treatment, survival rates for all children soar at St. Jude. A St. Jude team found that with equal access to effective therapy, both African-American and white patients could expect high cure rates.