Year: 2020

Deanna Tremblay credits mother with inspiration to pursue scientific career

Deanna Tremblay credits mother with inspiration to pursue scientific career

Posted by Katy Hobgood | Dec 29, 2020

Women in science and clinical care offer insights and tips for those interested in pursuing a scientific or clinical career.

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Signed, sealed, delivered: 8-year-old patient’s mailbox messages of gratitude stir employees

Signed, sealed, delivered: 8-year-old patient’s mailbox messages of gratitude stir employees

Posted by Mike O’Kelly | Dec 23, 2020

Jonah McCoy was found to have B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2018, just days before his sixth birthday. After more than two years of treatment, he’s now four months away from his last round of chemotherapy. He came up with a unique way to show gratitude for his care.

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Word to the wise: Don’t let the genomic data fool you

Word to the wise: Don’t let the genomic data fool you

Posted by Mary Powers | Dec 18, 2020

In the world of genomics, this computational biologist recommends these simple things before interpreting the data.

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Create new traditions during this holiday season under COVID-19

Create new traditions during this holiday season under COVID-19

Posted by Katy Hobgood | Dec 12, 2020

How you celebrate the holidays may cause stress if others see it differently. Two St. Jude psychologists offer some ways to manage this difficult year.

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Sickle cell disease and COVID-19: What we’re telling patients

Sickle cell disease and COVID-19: What we’re telling patients

Posted by Jane Hankins, MD | Dec 11, 2020

Sickle cell disease patients face additional dangers if they become infected with COVID-19. Here’s what this physician specialist is telling her patients.

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Clinical hypnosis: the mind’s suggestion box

Clinical hypnosis: the mind’s suggestion box

Posted by Elyse Heidelberg, PsyD | Dec 11, 2020

St. Jude psychologists use clinical hypnosis to help children and adolescents manage pain, nausea and distress during and after cancer treatment.

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Communicating science to tell the story of discovery

Communicating science to tell the story of discovery

Posted by Kate Ayers | Dec 9, 2020

Teaching science can create scientists of the future. But communicating science can be difficult unless you remember these things.

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Tackle pandemic fatigue with good grace

Tackle pandemic fatigue with good grace

Posted by Keith Crabtree, PhD | Dec 4, 2020

We can all get through pandemic fatigue if we remember these few simple tips.

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The enhanced role of an infectious disease specialist

The enhanced role of an infectious disease specialist

Posted by Diego R. Hijano, MD, MSc | Dec 3, 2020

The pandemic has highlighted the critical role of these physicians – and how there is a critical need for more.

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It’s time for patient guidelines for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

It’s time for patient guidelines for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Posted by Hiroto Inaba, MD, PhD | Dec 1, 2020

Leukemia patients and families can get the information they need through this new publication that breaks down diagnosis and treatment.

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