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St. Jude patient Kenadie grins in a classroom setting while getting a hug from her mother.

St. Jude patient Kenadie and her mom


Why support St. Jude

St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Learn more about how your support impacts children with cancer worldwide.

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The impact of St. Jude research and treatment

St. Jude has helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to 80%

We won't stop™

Treatments developed at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 60 years ago.

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We're helping improve cure rates

St. Jude has achieved a 94% survival rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood cancer, up from 4% in 1962.

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100+ diseases treated at St. Jude

St. Jude treats children with cancer, blood disorders and related life-threatening diseasesSt. Jude is where doctors often send their toughest cases because we have the world’s best survival rates for some of the most aggressive forms of childhood cancer.

St. Jude patient Chance with his mom

St. Jude patient Chance with his mom


Your support allows St. Jude to provide treatments at no cost.

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live, regardless of the duration or the cost of care.

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Together we can build a brighter future.

Treatments developed at St. Jude have helped raise the survival rate for children with cancer in the United States, where 4 out of 5 children survive cancer. In many countries, however, 1 out of 5 children who develop cancer will survive. We won’t stop until no child dies from cancer, no matter where they live.

Our goal is to improve global survival rates for six of the most common forms of childhood cancer from 20% to 60% by 2030

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How to support St. Jude

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Ways to give

Donating, honoring a loved one and workplace giving are just a few ways to make a difference for the kids of St. Jude

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Make your impact go further by joining one of our fundraisers or starting one of your own.

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Donate your time, and help us make a difference for kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Find a volunteer opportunity near you. 

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Help St. Jude give every child with cancer a chance.

In 2023, Adriana was 5 years old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). She was referred to St. Jude and arrived by ambulance to Memphis from Louisiana. Her mom said she immediately felt relief and hope.

"St. Jude makes me feel part of something bigger," her mom said. "The staff care for their patients, and you feel heard and seen as a parent."

Adriana continues treatment at St. Jude. She attends classes at St. Jude Imagine Academy and enjoys reading.

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St. Jude patient Adriana


Updates on our recent research and findings

Learn more about recent discoveries, studies and breakthroughs from St. Jude researchers and scientists. 

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Read more about how St. Jude is looking to expand genetic research and care access to be more inclusive. 

Kirsten “Kiri” Ness, PT, PhD, FAPTA, St. Jude Cancer Control and Survivorship Program co-leader and Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control member, and Joshua Wolf, PhD, MBBS, St. Jude Department of Infectious Diseases sit and talk at a desk with computers.

See our findings on the potential for limiting neurocognitive issues during treatment.

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Discover how St. Jude researchers are making headway in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treatment and what that means for patients. 

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St. Jude patient Georgia


Thanks to our supporters, we can give kids with cancer the chance they deserve.

Join our St. Jude family and support our mission by creating a fundraiser, becoming a monthly donor, sending an online card to our patients and more.

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