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Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is expanding its reach around the world with the launch of St. Jude Global. The hospital today unveiled this bold new initiative that grows and strengthens its efforts to improve access to care for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases in every corner of the world. St. Jude is investing more than $100 million in St. Jude Global to achieve an ambitious goal of influencing the care of 30 percent of children with cancer worldwide within the next decade.

“St. Jude founder Danny Thomas dreamed of a world where ‘no child should die in the dawn of life,'” said James R. Downing, M.D., St. Jude president and chief executive officer. “While we have made great strides in achieving this dream in some parts of the world, the majority of children still die from cancers that can be effectively treated. With St. Jude Global, we are expanding the ways in which St. Jude reaches and

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