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Patients and Families

No matter where you are in your child’s treatment journey, we have resources and experts to help you.

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Why St. Jude for treatment?

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a global leader in treating serious childhood illnesses. At St. Jude, your child benefits from the latest research and world-class care. Our care teams are here for your child every step of the way. Our care settings provide a warmth that helps your family feel comfortable and safe.

Types of treatment

How to seek treatment at St. Jude

To be treated at St. Jude, your child must qualify for a clinical trial or meet other requirements. Your child will need a referral from a physician or qualified medical professional.

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Patient and family resources

For families seeking treatment

Learn about the steps to pursue treatment for your child at St. Jude.

For current St. Jude patient families

If you are already a St. Jude patient family, here are some quick links to help you:

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Patient education resources

St. Jude offers detailed, expert-reviewed information and support to help your child and family. 

Access patient education resources