MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the World Health Organization said Monday they plan to provide cancer medicines at no cost to children in under-resourced countries, a $200 million investment in a world where children in richer nations are much more likely to survive.
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — She was orphaned during Rwanda’s genocide and lost much of one of her legs to childhood cancer, but Claudine Humure has dreams of giving back to her once war-torn homeland.
NEW YORK (AP) — For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, even the sky is no longer the limit.
At a time when similar institutions face fundraising shortfalls as donors have shifted their priorities in response to the pandemic, the Memphis-based hospital has just completed its biggest fundraising year.
For decades, a deadly type of childhood cancer has eluded science’s best tools. Now doctors have made progress with an unusual treatment: Dripping millions of copies of a virus directly into kids’ brains to infect their tumors and spur an immune system attack...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology...
Adolescents and young adults with cancer that often do not fit in with the pediatric patients but are usually decades younger than adult patients now have a program in Houston just for them.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center provides care to roughly 7,000 adolescents and young adults each year.
President Donald Trump’s signing of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research, or STAR, Act on Tuesday represents a significant legislative achievement in the ongoing battle to improve outcomes for children afflicted with cancer.
More than 40 participants are expected to get their heads shaved and go bald to support the St. Baldrick's Foundation on Sunday, March 11.
The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the federal government.
INKOM — Jordan Wilson vividly remembers walking toward the operating room at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, with his ailing 10-month-old son Brody in his arms.
Doctors had recently found a cancerous Wilms tumor growing out of Brody’s left kidney, a diagnosis that sent Jordan and Brody’s mom Kimber into shock.
STAMFORD—Next Thursday, The Stamford Professional Fire Fighters Association will once again shave their heads to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s mission to combat childhood cancer.
Since 2010, 40 members of the SPFFA have taken part in the event to raise more than $68,000 of the total of $419,000 the events have raised since that time.
On Friday, several of Space City’s best-known institutions — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and ILC Dover — announced a partnership that brings the benefits of arts and science to pediatric cancer patients while increasing awareness of childhood cancer.