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At St. Jude, we treat the toughest cases

Treating the toughest cases

 
We have the world's best survival rates for some of the most aggressive cancers.

 
 
Our research is advancing cures

Advancing cures

 



What happens when you give the world’s brightest minds the resources to do something remarkable? Cures.

 
 
We share our research with the world

Reaching the world

 
We share our research with the world, leading a global effort to understand, treat, and defeat pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

 
 
 
  1. Meet Lilly

    Meet Lilly

    With no time to spare, 4-year-old Lilly was found to suffer from leukemia and airlifted, alone, by helicopter to St. Jude.

    Meet St. Jude patient Cedric

    Meet Cedric

    When routine newborn screening showed that Cedric had sickle cell disease, his family was referred immediately to St. Jude.

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  2. Discovery yields promising strategy for making tumor cells easier to kill

    Discovery yields promising strategy for making tumor cells easier to kill

    St. Jude scientists have discovered another way the tumor suppressor protein p53 earns its title as guardian of the genome.

    Targeted therapy stalls or shrinks tumors in some medulloblastoma patients

    Targeted therapy stalls or shrinks tumors in some medulloblastoma patients

    A new era of personalized medicine has begun for some patients with the brain tumor medulloblastoma.

    Improving diagnosis of chest tumors

    Improving diagnosis of chest tumors

    St. Jude researchers have discovered a potential new method for determining whether masses in the chest cavity are a fungal infection or a tumor without performing a biopsy.

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  3. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital names Charles Roberts, M.D., Ph.D., director of its Cancer Center

    St. Jude names Charles Roberts, M.D., Ph.D., director of its Cancer Center

    Roberts, an internationally recognized leader in cancer epigenetics, will oversee the country’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children.

    St. Jude to receive $12 million in grants from NIH

    St. Jude to Receive $12M in Grants from NIH

    Investigators at St. Jude receive grants from the NIGMS for a Center for Precision Medicine in Leukemia to optimize curative treatments, translate genomics, and inform genomics methods for other disease treatments.

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  4. Register to walk in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

    Register to walk/run

    Join our nationwide St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer and raise funds during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September.

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    Be a St. Jude Hero

    Run for a reason in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend on December 5 when you commit to raising funds as a St. Jude Hero.

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