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Researchers Discover That a “Muscle” Cancer Is Not Really a Muscle Cancer

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologists have discovered the cell type that gives rise to rhabdomyosarcoma, the most prevalent soft tissue cancer in children. Previously, scientists thought the cancer arose from immature muscle cells,...
8-Jan-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tumor Suppressor Gene Variants Identified as Cancer ‘Double Whammy’ for Leukemia Patients

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A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found germline variations in a key tumor suppressor gene that may prompt changes in treatment and follow-up care for certain high-risk leukemia patients
28-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Memory T Cells Responsible for Long-Term Immunity Have Been Cross-Trained

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Emory University research offers insight into origins of the T cells that provide enduring immune protection; findings should aid vaccine development and cancer immunotherapies
13-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

St. Jude Gene Therapy Improves Immunity in Babies with ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease

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Preliminary findings indicate gene therapy pioneered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is safe and effective for babies with a devastating inherited disorder that leaves them with little or no immune protection
8-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Anti-Malaria Drug Increases Sensitivity of High-Risk Leukemic Cells to Targeted Therapy

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists report that combining the anti-malaria drug DHA with an emerging class of targeted agents may improve treatment of a high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype
30-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Increasing Hydroxyurea Dose Helps to Keep Young Sickle Cell Patients Out of the Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers report that maximizing the dose of hydroxyurea increased levels of fetal hemoglobin and reduced the odds of hospitalizations for young sickle cell anemia patients.
9-Nov-2017 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Flu Vaccine Failed to Protect Young Leukemia Patients During Cancer Treatment

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators said the results reinforce the importance of hand washing and other measures to help protect vulnerable patients from influenza infections.
13-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sperm Banking Is Underutilized by Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients

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Research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found meeting with fertility specialists and parental recommendations play key roles in decisions at-risk male cancer patients make about fertility preservation
2-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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