St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee has worked for many years to cure childhood cancer and other terminal diseases. They openly share breakthrough research information with the other health care providers so that these diseases may one day be eradicated. No family who is treated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ever pays for anything including: treatment, lodging or transportation to and from the hospital. All patient costs are covered through private donations from individuals and organizations.
175,000 cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed worldwide each year. More than 90% of children who die from cancer live in developing countries.