Promise Autumn 2011

Autumn 2011

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In this issue...

  • A Vision of Growth

    A Vision of Growth

    One couple raises funds for the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, knowing children will benefit from the growth in scientific knowledge.

  • The Quest for CREST

    The Quest for CREST

    Scientists working on the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project develop a powerful new tool to pinpoint the structural variations that give rise to childhood cancers.

  • Calm Within the Storm

    Calm Within the Storm

    Buffeted by unfamiliar words, limited–English-speaking families find safe haven thanks to St. Jude interpreters.

  • Gratitude and Generosity

    Gratitude and Generosity

    From coast to coast, individuals and organizations are inspired to give thanks and give generously.

  • Sheryl Crow visits St. Jude kids

    Sheryl Crow visits St. Jude kids

    GRAMMY® award-winning artist Sheryl Crow visits with St. Jude patient Kennedi Harris during the recent launch of a new music campaign called Music Gives to St. Jude Kids.

  • Hitting out of the Rough - Brennan Simkins

    Hitting out of the Rough - Brennan Simkins

    St. Jude helps budding golfer Brennan Simkins through his battle with a rare form of acute myeloid leukemia, which required four bone marrow transplants.

  • Baby, Oh Baby - Camille Davis

    Baby, Oh Baby - Camille Davis

    The tiniest patients face the biggest odds when it comes to acute lymphoblastic leukemia. St. Jude clinicians and researchers work to change that scenario.

  • How sweet the sound - Elechi Madu

    How sweet the sound - Elechi Madu

    The results of the Baby HUG study are music to the ears of Emmanuel and Pamela Madu and to other parents of young children with sickle cell anemia.

  • Unwrapping the Gift - Laura Brown

    Unwrapping the Gift - Laura Brown

    As we enter the season of giving, one former St. Jude patient explains her attitude of gratitude. A perspective by Laura Hackelton Brown

  • Research Highlights - Promise, Autumn 2011

    Research Highlights - Promise, Autumn 2011

    Research Highlights for Promise Autumn 2011 includes information about a dramatic increase in transplant survival, regulating immune balance, and much more.

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