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Keeping Family at the Center of a Child’s Treatment Can Improve the Hospital Experience

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital’s approach to care gives families and children an active role in decision-making, while enhancing communication throughout treatment.

Channels: Children's Health,

Released:
8-Oct-2010 1:00 PM EDT

Legacy Beads Program Gives Pediatric Patients a Way to Cope with Treatment

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Through the Legacy Beads Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, patients collect colorful, glass beads that represent their experiences during treatment for cancer or other catastrophic childhood illnesses.

Channels: Cancer, Children's Health, Mental Health,

Released:
24-Sep-2010 1:00 PM EDT
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Nutrition Therapy Plays a Role in Childhood Cancer Care

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital dietitians help children with cancer maintain proper nutrition during treatment.

Channels: Cancer, Weight Loss,

Released:
27-Aug-2010 1:00 PM EDT
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Hospital School Program Helps Demystify Cancer for Classmates of Young Patients

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In an elementary school classroom, students are seated on the floor in a circle to create a cozy atmosphere that encourages sharing and talking openly. One of the students has important information to share with his classmates. With the help of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital staff, he explains why he has missed so much school and why he sometimes has to cover his nose and mouth with a mask.

Channels: Back to School, Cancer,

Released:
23-Jul-2010 1:00 PM EDT
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Research Into Natural Killer Immune Cells Offers Avenues for Childhood Cancer Treatment

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital explores cancer-fighting potential of body’s own immune cells on both clinical and basic scientific fronts to help children battle cancer.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
2-Apr-2010 1:00 PM EDT
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Childhood Cancer Survivors Exercise Less, Increasing Diabetes Risk

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators find that adults who survived cancer as children exercise less, increasing risk of diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Channels: Diabetes,

Released:
2-Oct-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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Stress Management Aids Children with Cancer in Hospital Setting

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For children and teens with cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a team of child life specialists work to manage the stress and anxiety that patients may experience in the hospital setting.

Channels: Cancer, Children's Health, Mental Health,

Released:
25-Sep-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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Controlling Pain Can Speed Recovery for Children with Cancer

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Cancer and its treatment causes discomfort on many levels, but controlling pain can speed recovery for children battling the disease, say pain management experts at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Channels: Pain, Cancer, Children's Health,

Released:
11-Sep-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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8-Sep-2009 5:00 PM EDT
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Children with Cancer Face Unique Nutritional Needs

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Proper nutrition is important for all children, but especially for those undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Channels: Weight Loss,

Released:
28-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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