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.
How much does it cost to go to St. Jude?
Jude must be raised from generous donors. The treatments for pediatric cancer can last up to three years or more and cost on average $425,000, including housing, travel and food but the individual cost of care can vary greatly.
How do you qualify for 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. Jude clinical trial include:
- Age range.
- Type and stage of disease.
- Other medical criteria including organ function, blood values, performance scores, etc.
Can anybody go to St. Jude?
Jude accepts children, adolescents and young adults who are 21 years old or younger at the time of acceptance.
What percentage of donations actually go to St. Jude’s?
Jude must be raised from generous donors. In addition, we also receive some revenue from insurance recoveries, research grant funding and returns on our investments. When you look at total revenue, ALSAC and St. Jude are proud that 82 cents of every dollar received has gone to support patients and research at St.
How much money does the CEO of St. Jude’s make?
$ 958,886: Richard C Shadyac, CEO and Ex-Officio Director.