St. Jude 1970s Trivia

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St. Jude 1970s Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1970, St. Jude issues a statement that would have been impossible a decade before: what disease can no longer be considered incurable?
  • 2. 
    In 1971, researchers discovered this small protein that regulates many key activities within living cells.
  • 3. 
    In 1972, The hospital publishes a study that shows a ___% survival rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) using a combination of chemotherapy and radiation.
  • 4. 
    In 1972, the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic opened the first of eight domestic affiliate clinics nationwide in what city, state?
  • 5. 
    In 1972, Hospital Director Donald Pinkel, MD, receives the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award for his contribution to the development of combination therapy for what disease?
  • 6. 
    In 1973, who became the hospital's second director?
  • 7. 
    In 1975, St. Jude became the first hospital to identify which important subtype of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?
  • 8. 
    In 1975, a new drug combination was found to be effective against what disease that recurs after initial treatment?
  • 9. 
    In 1975, what building on campus was opened to house expanded St. Jude research programs?
  • 10. 
    In 1976, which organization designated St. Jude as a Collaborating Center for the study of the transmission of influenza from animals to humans?
  • 11. 
    In 1977, the hospital launched the first major effort to understand the lifelong progression of what disease?
  • 12. 
    In 1977, clinicians developed a treatment that is effective for 55% of patients with what disease? It is the second most common solid tumor in children.
  • 13. 
    In 1977,  St. Jude developed a treatment that cures a type of pneumonia frequently fatal to children with compromised immune systems and what other disease?
  • 14. 
    In 1978, St Jude was among the first to publish systematic studies of the side-effects of what treatments for CNS diseases?
  • 15. 
    What was Danny Thomas' motto for St. Jude?
  • 16. 
    St. Jude Thaddeus, the patron saint of St. Jude is named after, watches over whom?
  • 17. 
    Which fraternity partnered with St. Jude in the 1970s to help raise money to fight childhood cancer?
  • 18. 
    The Memphis PGA tournament was created to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in 1970 by what program?
  • 19. 
    In the mid-1970s what became one of the first five repositories nationwide to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists?
  • 20. 
    In 1972, clinical investigators made one of the first attempts to treat what disease as a systemic rather than a localized disease using anti-leukemia chemotherapy?
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