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St. Jude Heart Devices Can Be Hacked, Experts Say

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters) - Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal brief filed on Monday that outside cyber security experts it hired have validated its clai...

The State of Pediatric Cancer

James R. Downing, MD | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
James R. Downing, MD

Each month, I hold a special gathering for patients and their families at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to hear about their experiences and ho...

Let’s end childhood cancer. Together.

Richard Shadyac Jr. | Posted 09.02.2016 | Impact
Richard Shadyac Jr.

This year the parents of nearly 16,000 children in the United States will hear these devastating words: Your child has cancer. No one should hear thos...

Two Stops, One Message. Hope.

Marshall Stanger | Posted 04.18.2016 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

Somewhere, right now, there is a family packing up the car to drive to St. Jude. Their world has been turned upside down and their child is hurting.

A Special Bond

Lisa Walters, RN | Posted 11.30.2014 | Parents
Lisa Walters, RN

I got to see him be a regular kid and run around and grow up. I felt like I could tell my next patients, "I know you can do it," because I saw Joel come through it.

No More Empty Chairs

Nicole Jones | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents
Nicole Jones

"It's just a rainy day." That is how my daughter spontaneously replied in an interview with our local television station. Her words play over and over again in my head as they echo the honest way she has chosen to view her disease.

Creating Work-life Balance As a Mother and Pediatric Oncologist

Rachel Brennan, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Rachel Brennan, M.D.

Managing the emotions that come with this job -- the highs and the lows -- is difficult, and was even before I had a daughter at home. Some nights, I hug my husband and my daughter extra tight.

For Children With the Most Common Malignant Brain Tumor, New Reason for Hope

Amar Gajjar, MD | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Amar Gajjar, MD

While news that your child has a malignant brain tumor remains a life-altering, frightening event, there is renewed reason for hope.

Ready, Set, Race! Anticipating the Great Urban Race in Boston

Jane Seo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Jane Seo

Despite submitting what I thought was a quality, 3-minute video worthy of catching the eyes of the CBS producers, we were rejected from the show--not once, not twice, but a whooping three times.

It Doesn't Take Super Powers to be a Hero; See for Yourself at the St. Jude Country Music Marathon

Marshall Stanger | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

In the few years that have passed since we became a St. Jude patient family, our daughter's health has been restored. Her tumor has been significantly diminished and she has been able to lead a fairly normal life, enjoying her childhood like any child should.

Travel The World And Support St. Jude

Posted 09.23.2013 | Home

This month, Expedia has put together an exciting campaign to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Expedia recruited my...

Running Another 26 Miles to Reach Six Figures for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Marshall Stanger | Posted 06.04.2013 | Impact
Marshall Stanger

Our gratefulness for everything that St. Jude had done for us could not be understated. That is why, when we heard that the hospital is the primary benefitting charity for the St. Jude Country Music Marathon, we felt like we had found an opportunity to give back.

St. Jude Thanks and Giving: Dancing With Hillary

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.23.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Today I would like to introduce you to Hillary, a courageous teenager with a wonderful spirit who also happens to be a patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

St. Jude Thanks and Giving: Dancing With Hillary

Posted 11.21.2012 | Home

Today I would like to introduce you to Hillary, a courageous teenager with a wonderful spirit who also happens to be a patient at St. Jude Children's ...

A Story About Paishence

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Today I want to introduce you to Paishence, a beautiful nine-year-old girl with a smile that could melt the icecaps. She's a patient at St. Jude and a part of our annual Thanks and Giving campaign, and her incredible and moving story is one of several we've been featuring on the TODAY show this week.

St. Jude Thanks and Giving: Brennan's Story

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

I'd like you to meet Brennan. He's a terrific little boy with a great smile and big dreams. He is also a patient at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and part of our annual Thanks & Giving campaign, and his story is one of several we're featuring on the TODAY show this week.

Marlo & Sofia's Special "Family" Affair

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Marlo Thomas

Hi, it's Marlo and Sofia -- posting together! Although we appeared in prime time series a generation apart -- Marlo in "That Girl" in the Sixties, Sofia currently in "Modern Family" -- our TV characters have a lot in common: high energy, endless chattiness and a certain...combustibility. Most important to both characters, though, is the concept of family.

Why Cindy Crawford Is Partnering With St. Jude (Plus, You Could Win a New Home)

S.Z. Berg | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
S.Z. Berg

She was just shy of 10 years old when her brother, almost four years old, passed away from leukemia. Back then, her family didn't have much money, she said, and she watched as her parents had to pay the medical bills after her brother's death.

St. Jude at 50... and a Nation's Stamp of Approval

Marlo Thomas | Posted 04.08.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

It's not every day that the federal government issues a postage stamp with your dad's picture on it. But our dad was not your every day kind of guy. On February 16, the U.S. Postal Service will officially release the new Danny Thomas stamp.

Rashida Jones Goes Nude On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: "Parks and Recreation" star Rashida Jones WHAT: The funny girl, who has had her share of style missteps, was casual, yet elegant in a peachy Bur...

Gaining a Child's Perspective

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

I'd met everyone from celebrities to Olympians to the president of the United States, but I walked out of that hospital feeling more inspired by those children than by anyone I had ever met before.

This Thanksgiving, Meet Our New Friends

Marlo Thomas | Posted 01.22.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

For a few years, we had a great time playing mother and daughter on Friends. But far from a Hollywood TV studio, we forged a bond that was even more lasting for us -- by joining together to help families who are fighting for the lives of their children.