Childhood Cancer
Awareness Month


Together for Millie

age 4, kidney cancer


Four-year-old Millie is undergoing treatment at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for Wilms tumor, a type of kidney cancer.

St. Jude patient Millie

Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90%, and we won’t stop until no child dies from cancer.

St. Jude patients Esmeralda, Brantley and Millie with St. Jude nurse Nour.

St. Jude patients Esmeralda (from left), Brantley and Millie with St. Jude nurse Nour.

At St. Jude, Millie’s treatment has included radiation therapy and chemotherapy. She’s a sassy little girl who loves to play hide-and-seek with her doctor and nurses.

Childhood Cancer Awareness month banner

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Let's end childhood cancer. Together.

Join us for a St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer.

Find a Walk/Run


Meet more patients