Monday, January 13, 2014

About St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital opened on February 4, 1962 and was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
  • St. Jude treats children from all around the world.

  • No family ever pays St. Jude for anything.
  • St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.

  • St. Jude is the first institution established for the sole purpose of conducting basic and clinical research and treatment into catastrophic childhood diseases, mainly cancer.

  • Research findings at St. Jude are shared freely with doctors and scientists all over the world.

  • St. Jude has developed protocols that have helped push overall survival rates for childhood cancers from less than 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 to 80 percent today.

     To read more about St. Jude Children's Research Hospital please click the link below.

    Donation: To make a direct donation or set up monthly donations please click the link below.

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