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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

Antibiotic Identified That Reduces Infection Risk in Young Leukemia Patients

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators report preventive antibiotic therapy, particularly with levofloxacin, reduced the odds of infections in at-risk pediatric leukemia patients early in cancer treatment
13-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Comprehensive Study of Chronic Disease Reveals Vulnerability of Childhood Cancer Survivors

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital analysis captures complexity and severity of chronic disease in childhood cancer survivors and suggests this growing population may benefit from more specialized health care delivery
5-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

St. Jude Unveils Powerful Resource to Advance Treatment of Pediatric Solid Tumors

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is offering the global scientific community no-cost access to an unprecedented collection of pediatric solid tumor samples and data to fuel research and move treatment forward
28-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HPV Vaccination Rates Lag for Vulnerable Population of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Research suggests health providers are key to boosting HPV vaccination rates of childhood cancer survivors, who, as a group, are at increased risk for second cancers associated with the human papillomavirus.
23-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergies? Exhausted Regulatory T Cells May Play a Role

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Research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital highlights the importance of immune cell metabolism for maintaining a balanced immune response.
23-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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