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ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Florida

Cause Area

  • Board Development
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine

Location

1501 W Cleveland StreetSuite 230Tampa, FL 33606 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude pioneered the bench-to-bedside model in advancing the care and treatment of catastrophically ill children and developed groundbreaking treatments for providing outpatient pediatric cancer care. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push overall survival rates for childhood cancers from less than 20 percent when the hospital opened in 1962 to 80 percent today.

Description

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has the world’s best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent in the next decade. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs we make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food - because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org or following St. Jude on facebook.com/stjude and twitter.com/stjude.

Reviews

Would you recommend ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Florida?
2 reviews Write a review
by jesse r. from panama, FL (October 11, 2009)
because my aunt died from cancer and ST. JuDE is the best to help people with cancer

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