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Giving Issue 1 2015

Giving Issue 1 2015 cover page

Featured Articles

Moving Cancer Research Forward...FASTER
The lifesaving importance of cancer research was the focus of The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s annual illumination Gala held in April at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis. Nearly 600 guests raised a record-setting $2.3 million for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. Read more

Promising Research Results...Right Now
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Cancer Frontier Fund was established to speed cancer breakthroughs and change cancer care around the world through discoveries made by researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. Read more

A Lifesaving Gift
When Allen Kreke learned his friend Jim Svoboda’s kidneys were failing, he knew he had to do all he could to help.

What started with a simple Facebook post from Jim’s wife about their search for a living kidney donor ended in a lifesaving gift—and a contribution to the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital that could impact transplant patients for years to come. Read more

Embracing Life's Journey: Building a Hospice House for St. Louis
Today, the St. Louis region only has 18 hospice house beds, and none are dedicated to pediatrics. BJC HealthCare and BJC Hospice are working to change that with the creation of a hospice house, slated to open in late 2016 with support from The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Read more

Help Shape the Future of Medicine
The best doctors are shaping the future best doctors thanks to a nationally recognized program at Washington University School of Medicine called Mentors in Medicine. Read more

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