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.
Is St. Jude really free?
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.
Does St. Jude pay for travel?
Travel and Follow-up Visits Jude offers help with travel plans and costs for your child and one (1) parent or guardian for planned treatments and check ups. If you live more than 35 miles and less than 300 miles from St. Jude, the hospital will arrange bus or rail travel for you, or pay for car mileage.
How much money does the CEO of St Jude’s make?
$ 958,886: Richard C Shadyac, CEO and Ex-Officio Director.
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.