The Cancer Education for Children Program is an outreach initiative of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center that aims to support K-12 educators by offering professional development opportunities that provide them with tools for teaching the basic science of cancer formation, treatment, and prevention.
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  1. by Katherine Ayers

    Every school can foster a culture of healthy choices and habits by providing nutritious food and drink choices, as well as time for recreation and sport, and putting practical education about food and physical activity on the school curriculum.

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  2. by Katherine Ayers

    Scott Olsen is a research scientist in the Genome Sequencing Facility at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In this interview, students can learn more about the types of skills needed to conduct scientific research.

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  3. by Katherine Ayers

    In honor of childhood cancer awareness month, St. Jude scientists would like to visit schools int he Memphis area to host interactive workshops that demonstrate the scientific discoveries taking place at St. Jude.

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  4. by Katherine Ayers

    Suzanne Baker, PhD, is a research faculty member in the Department of Developmental Neurobiology at St. Jude. In this interview, students can learn more about the types of skills needed to conduct scientific research.

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  5. by Katherine Ayers

    Scientists make discoveries by closely observing the world, analyzing their observations to ask questions and formulate answers. This same method can be applied to reading comprehension.

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