Promise Spring 2013

Promise Autumn 2012

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In this issue...


  • Blame it on the Chemo

    Blame it on the Chemo

    Originae Brown has decided that this is one time in her life when she has a foolproof excuse for any personal shortcoming.

  • Putting Quality into Life

    Putting Quality into Life

    St. Jude Quality of Life and Palliative Care strives to become an international resource for improving quality of life for patients and their families.

  • Next-Generation Discoveries

    Next-Generation Discoveries

    The Pediatric Cancer Genome Project may help parents and scientists better understand the genetic mistakes that give rise to cancer.

  • A Partner in the Journey

    A Partner in the Journey

    Rebekah Grant is one of a cadre of highly trained St. Jude parents who volunteer to help new arrivals tread the unfamiliar landscape of a cancer diagnosis through participation in the PAIR Mentor program.

  • Ingram and His Sibling Stars

    Ingram and His Sibling Stars

    Three-year-old Ingram was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. Now he is flying high, thanks to St. Jude and the loving support of his sisters, who raised more than $220,000 for the hospital.

  • Coping Plans for Easier Scans

    Coping Plans for Easier Scans

    A St. Jude support program helps children with sickle cell disease sail through their MRI scans without anesthesia.

  • The Power of Friendship

    The Power of Friendship

    For more than 40 years, Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) has put heart into St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's mission.

  • One Tough Cookie

    One Tough Cookie

    Gretchen Witt has parlayed her love for cookies into more than $4 million for pediatric cancer research.

  • Spring Fling 2013

    Spring Fling 2013

    Patients, siblings and Child Life staff enjoy the first Spring Fling semi-formal dance, which was held in the Danny Thomas/ALSAC Pavilion at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event, held in conjunction with Mardi Gras, was tailored exclusively for 10- to 14-year-old patients and their siblings.

  • Research Highlights - Promise Spring 2013

    Research Highlights - Promise Spring 2013

    Research Highlights for Promise Spring 2013 includes information on how DNA variations are linked to the risk of relapse, how scientists have unfolded the mysteries of cell-suicide pathway, and much more.

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