Does St. Jude only take 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.
How much of every dollar goes to St. Jude?
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. Jude today and in the future.
How much money does it take to run St. Jude’s for a Day 2020?
The daily operating cost of St. Jude is $2.2 million.
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 Shriners a good charity to give to?
The Four Star rating is Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating, indicating that Shriners Hospitals for Children adheres to best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. “We are honored to have attained Charity Navigator’s highest distinction.
Is St. Jude’s 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.
How many cures has St Judes found?
Among the St. Jude collection are more than 1,300 existing medicines, including virtually every drug approved for clinical use in the U.S. for any disease. By testing these medicines, St. Jude scientists have discovered unexpected promise in several adult cancer drugs for treating children with aggressive brain tumors.