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A rare affliction and a medical first
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Program to help children deal with trauma after earthquake in Haiti.

Going bald for a cause

Next month, more than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients as part of the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser. 

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Tulane medical students and staff annually shave their heads to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and its work on behalf of pediatric cancer. (Photo by Sally Asher)


January 24, 2012

Keith Brannon
kbrannon@tulane.edu

More than 100 Tulane medical students and staff members will go bald in solidarity with pediatric cancer patients next month in one of the area’s largest head-shaving fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national volunteer-driven charity that funds research to cure childhood cancers. More...

 

 

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