Patient Resources

St. Jude is not a typical children’s hospital. St. Jude is first and foremost a hospital that provides unsurpassed care to children, but it is also a research center that specializes in finding cures for childhood catastrophic diseases. It is the largest childhood cancer research center in the world in terms of the number of patients enrolled and successfully treated on research protocols.

We know that you and your child are unique individuals. Our social workers, psychologists, child life specialists and chaplains help patients and their families cope with facing a life-threatening illness. At St. Jude, we believe that families are essential in providing the best physical and psychosocial care for their children. And, we know that the family is a child’s primary source of strength and support.