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Improved Risk Identification Will Aid Fertility Preservation in Young Male Cancer Patients

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A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators has found the chemotherapy dose threshold below which male childhood cancer survivors are likely to have normal sperm production. The study appears in September 17 edition of the...
16-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Genomic Analysis Reveals That a High-Risk Leukemia Subtype Becomes More Common with Age

More than one-quarter of young adults with the most common form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have a high-risk subtype with a poor prognosis and may benefit from drugs widely used to treat other types of leukemia that are more common in...
10-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Avian Influenza Virus Isolated in Harbor Seals Poses a Threat to Humans

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A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory droplets and poses a threat to humans. The research appears...
4-Sep-2014 12:20 PM EDT

Class Act: Hospital School Program Provides Normalcy to Young Patients

Across the country, students are heading back to school this month. For teachers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, working with patients in the classroom is a year-round focus.
13-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Oncologist Elected to Academia Sinica, the Highest Academic Institution in Taiwan

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., has been elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica.
11-Aug-2014 3:15 PM EDT

Discovery Yields Master Regulator of Toxin Production in Staph Infections

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have discovered an enzyme that regulates production of the toxins that contribute to potentially life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus infections. The study recently appeared in the scientific...
6-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of the Department of Defense. The award is the highest...
28-Jul-2014 1:10 PM EDT

Unhealthy Habits More Than Double Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in Childhood Cancer Survivors

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A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a heart-healthy lifestyle.
28-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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