A Legacy of Hope for Young Leukemia Patients
September 03, 2018
Joseph V. Simone, MD, is best known for leading the research efforts that resulted in the first curative combination treatment for certain pediatric patients with acute lymphoid leukemia. Under his leadership, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, was designated the first and only National Cancer Institute cancer center dedicated to children. He was honored in the Pediatric Oncology category with a 2017 Giants of Cancer Care® award.