Summer 2013 Issue

Promise Summer 2013 Issue

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In this issue...

  • Just Imagine

    Just Imagine

    St. Jude offers children with eye cancer the specialized care they need to envision a world beyond cancer therapy.

  • Melanoma: More than Skin Deep

    Melanoma: More than Skin Deep

    Through clinical trials and a revolutionary genome project, St. Jude clinicians and researchers unveil the secrets of childhood melanoma.

  • Risky Business

    Risky Business

    Scientists have long known that Hispanic children are at higher risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) than white or African-American kids.

  • Unanticipated Connections

    Unanticipated Connections

    Developmental neurobiologist J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD, thrives in an environment that promotes stellar science.

  • Helping Hands, Open Hearts

    Helping Hands, Open Hearts

    St. Jude's Helping Hands volunteer program offers caregivers and patients a break.

  • Breathe, Stretch, Eat

    Breathe, Stretch, Eat

    St. Jude combines yoga and nutrition in a program designed to complement cancer therapy.

  • Global Impact

    Global Impact

    St. Jude partnership with Rhodes College goes international to train tomorrow’s leaders today.

  • Sweet Tweets

    Sweet Tweets

    Since 2010, 12-year-old Bailey Browning of Virginia has raised nearly $62,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with her Twitter account and support from the fans and cast of her favorite TV series, Chuck.

  • Driven to Serve

    Driven to Serve

    Vince and Liz Licare use love of family as inspiration to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

  • And the Story Continues

    And the Story Continues

    A perspective by St. Jude parents Patricia and Richard Hale

  • St. Jude Formal

    St. Jude Formal

    The St. Jude prom gives us the chance to both feel like regular teenagers again and to celebrate our battle here.

  • Research Highlights - Promise Summer 2013

    Research Highlights - Promise Summer 2013

    Research Highlights for Promise Summer 2013 sheds light childhood brain tumors, survivors and renal cancer risk, and how “Rheostat” helps T cells match response to threat plus more.

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