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In this issue . . .
Hydroxyurea: When More is Better
Increasing the dose of hydroxyurea helps St. Jude patients with sickle cell disease thrive.
A St. Jude Hero: Heavy Mettle
A St. Jude Hero goes the distance—and then some—in the fight against childhood cancer.
SJFAMILY: Shaking the Family Tree
Through the SJFAMILY study, St. Jude investigators explore why some cancers run in families and why certain people get more than one cancer.
An Affiliate in Tulsa: Eight is Great
By opening its eighth affiliate clinic, St. Jude enables Oklahoma-based children to receive care close to home.
Bereaved Parent Mentors Offer Lessons from the Heart
In the only program of its kind, bereaved parents guide staff in mastering compassionate communication.
Partners in Life
After 17 moves, four children and 55 years of marriage, one couple begins a new chapter, supporting two exciting programs at St. Jude.
Home Run for a St. Jude Cancer Survivor
On the 10th anniversary of the St. Jude LIFE long-term follow-up study, one of the hospital’s earliest patients reflects on the hospital and his legacy.
Histiocytosis: Still Rare, No Longer Obscure
A dedicated team of experts in cancer, genetics, critical care, infectious diseases, and bone marrow transplant advance research and care for histiocytosis.
Tea Time with the Chaplains: An Expression of Grace
St. Jude chaplains’ Tea Time offers clinicians welcome interruptions to busy workdays.
Fix 'er up, shave it off
Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, collaborate with Target to renovate the dining room at St. Jude Target House.
Research Highlights - Promise Winter 2018
Read about advancements in leukemia epidemiology and treatment, precision medicine for medulloblastoma, cancer survivorship, and more.