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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital renewed as NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Date:6/11/2014

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At St. Jude, the Comprehensive Cancer Center is organized as five cross-disciplinary, multi-departmental programs aligned to specific diseases and research conceptsDevelopmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program; Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program; Hematological Malignancies Program; Cancer Prevention and Control Program; and the Cancer Genetics, Biochemistry and Cell Biology Program. The availability of 10 centralized shared resources with well-equipped facilities support the design, implementation, analysis, interpretation and reporting of research.

"The Comprehensive Cancer Center at St. Jude is at the very heart of our institution, bringing people together to accelerate science and facilitate the translation of discoveries from the laboratory to the clinic to develop innovative new treatments," said Dr. William E. Evans, St. Jude director and CEO. "To be given an 'exceptional' rating after such a comprehensive and rigorous peer-review process is truly meaningful and extremely gratifying."

"Spurred on by this honor from the NCI, the St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center is poised more than ever before to leverage our exciting discoveries and resources to bring new treatments and hope to all children with cancer," Gilbertson said.


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Contact: Carrie Strehlau
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901-595-2295
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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