- 1 Does St. Jude treat anything other than cancer?
- 2 Does St. Jude really not charge?
- 3 How does a child qualify for St. Jude’s?
- 4 How does St. Jude choose patients?
- 5 Is St. Jude’s a good charity?
- 6 What is the survival rate at St Judes hospital?
- 7 How much does it cost to run St. Jude’s Hospital for one day?
- 8 Is St. Jude’s Hospital Catholic?
Does St. Jude treat anything other than cancer?
Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseases. We take the toughest cases. This often includes children who do not respond well to standard treatments.
Does St. Jude really not charge?
Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other cancers. The hospital costs about US$2.8 million a day to run, but patients are not charged for their care.
How does a child qualify for St. Jude’s?
Contact the Physician / Patient Referral Office to Refer a Child to St. Jude. 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.
How does St. Jude choose patients?
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.
What is the survival rate at St Judes hospital?
St. Jude patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a 94 percent survival rate, the best worldwide outcomes for that disease. St. Jude was the first hospital in the U.S. to remove cranial irradiation from treatment for ALL while maintaining excellent survival rates.
How much does it cost to run St. Jude’s Hospital for one day?
The daily operating cost of St. Jude is $2.2 million.
Is St. Jude’s Hospital Catholic?
We are not a Catholic hospital, nor are we affiliated with any religious organization. Our founder, Danny Thomas, was Catholic, and St. Jude Thaddeus was his patron Saint. Learn more about our history and how the hospital was founded.