Can anyone go to St. Jude?
To be accepted at St. Jude, children must be eligible for one of our open clinical trials or meet one of the additional criteria listed below. They must also be referred by a physician or qualified medical professional.
Is St. Jude free for everyone?
Jude shares all its discoveries freely with the world. All patients accepted for St. Jude treatment receive care whether or not they or their families can pay for it. Jude to pay for treatments, copayments, deductibles, coinsurance, and any other costs your insurance does not cover.
Is St. Jude’s only for cancer?
St. Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseases. We take many of the toughest cases. This often includes children who do not respond well to standard treatments.
What illnesses does St. Jude treat?
Diseases Treated at St. Jude
- Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
- Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia (APL)
- Adrenocortical Tumor.
- Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant.
- Alpha Thalassemia.
- Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma.
- Aplastic Anemia.
How are patient’s chosen for St Judes?
We accept most patients based on their ability to enroll in an open clinical trial. Jude, the patient’s physician will need to make contact with St. Jude. As the referring physician, you can call toll free 1-888-226-4343 or request a referral online.
Is St. Jude’s a good charity?
Jude charity rating and review. According to Charity Navigator, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a four-out-of-four star rating for our Overall Score and Rating.
How much money does the CEO of St. Jude’s Hospital make?
$ 958,886: Richard C Shadyac, CEO and Ex-Officio Director.