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Definition of Jimmy Fund

Jimmy Fund: A children's cancer fund that has been responsible for highly significant work, especially on chemotherapy, that has reduced the death rate with some childhood cancers — particularly, the most common form of leukemia in children — from 90% to 10%. The Fund was started by Dr. Sidney Farber, the father of modern chemotherapy.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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