To be accepted at St. Jude, children must be eligible for one of our open clinical trials or meet one of the additional criteria listed below. They must also be referred by a physician or qualified medical professional.
Requirements for acceptance to a St. Jude clinical trial include:
- Age range
- Type and stage of disease
- Other medical criteria including organ function, blood values, performance scores, etc.
Some trials only accept children if they have not yet begun treatment.