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Teens and St. Jude

We're inspired by our teens' courage and committed to meeting their medical, developmental and emotional needs.


33% of patients at St. Jude are teenagers battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

More than 5,000 teens ages 15 –19 in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. 

Teen cancer patients often face different issues — and different cancers — than younger patients. The most common cancers among teens include Hodgkin lymphoma and thyroid carcinoma.


A few of the ways St. Jude supports our unstoppable teens

Get involved

Make a real difference in the lives of the teens of St. Jude when you coordinate a fundraising event with your high school or group.

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Every donation counts

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.

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Other ways to get involved: