What makes St Jude hospital special?
St. Jude is a specialty research hospital for children, not a general children’s hospital. We focus on providing exceptional care to patients with pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases.
Is St Jude a top hospital?
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is ranked as the No. 2 pediatric cancer hospital on U.S. News & World Report’s 13th Annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list that was released today. The publication ranks the 50 highest-scoring pediatric hospitals across the U.S. in 10 comprehensive specialties.
Why is St Jude important?
Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Jude is helping many more kids. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, which means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children.
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.
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.
Is St Judes only 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.
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.