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Promise Winter 2014

Promise Winter 2014 Issue

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Inside this issue . . .

  • The Sound of Science

    The Sound of Science

    St. Jude researchers find clues to preventing hearing loss and other side effects of chemotherapy.

  • The Best Match

    The Best Match

    A test developed by St. Jude improves the selection process for bone marrow transplants.

  • From Patient To Practitioner

    From Patient To Practitioner

    Inspired by their St. Jude caregivers, seven former patients help others by pursuing careers in health care.

  • Grateful Hearts

    Grateful Hearts

    “Our family owes everything to St. Jude. There is no doubt that if it weren’t for St. Jude, we would have buried our kids by now. No doubt.”

  • High-risk Leukemia: Blocking the Shuffle

    High-risk Leukemia: Blocking the Shuffle

    St. Jude scientists develop a new treatment strategy that offers hope to children and adults with a form of high-risk leukemia.

  • St. Jude: Part of My DNA

    St. Jude: Part of My DNA

    “Yes, we play country music. But we are a St. Jude radio station.”

  • Caring for the Children

    Caring for the Children

    Occupational therapists Lexi Florian and Jessica Sugg help Tyler West cook goodies in that kitchen as part of his therapy.

  • Where Is He Now?

    Where Is He Now?

    In 1998, the inaugural issue of Promise magazine featured 7-year-old Carlos Rodriguez. What is he doing today?

  • Celebrating creativity

    Celebrating creativity

    Imagination and creativity melded with self-expression as Nate Owens and other teen patients presented their artwork during the 11th annual Teen Art Show.

  • Research Highlights - Promise  Winter 2014

    Research Highlights - Promise Winter 2014

    Research Highlights for Promise Winter 2014 includes childhood cancer survivors and heart risks as well as the possibility of early aging, news about a sickle cell drug that cuts health costs for patients and much more.