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    Santana: News Releases & Feature Stories

     
    What Is a Clinical Trial?

    Families and researchers join forces to improve survival rates, reduce side effects.

     
     
    09/29/2010
    Victor M. Santana, M.D., honored for his contribution to clinical research training

    At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a veteran investigator who oversees services and support essential to translating laboratory discoveries into better outcomes for patients is being honored for helping to train the next generation of research associates.

     
     
    05/03/2006
    Simplifying therapy for neuroblastoma

    The best dose of a chemotherapy drug for one child is not necessarily the best dose for another. St. Jude scientists are simplifying individualized therapy for children with cancer.

     
     
    04/10/2006
    Scientists battle bacteria to reduce treatment side effects

    St. Jude investigators have found a way to administer high doses of the potentially life-saving anticancer drug irinotecan to children without causing severe diarrhea.

     
     
    07/18/2005
    Fine-tuning cancer drug concentrations in neuroblastoma

    Monitoring and fine tuning the levels of the cancer drug topotecan in children with neuroblastoma holds promise for maximizing the drug's effectiveness while reducing its toxicity.