The St. Jude Cancer Education for Children Program is an educational outreach initiative of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. It helps school children, their parents and teachers understand the basic science and treatment of cancer. Through the use of age-appropriate content, the program focuses on three main objectives:
All educational on-site activities are led by St. Jude faculty and staff. All the educational material was developed by a multi-disciplinary team composed of St. Jude faculty and staff with the collaboration of national experts. St. Jude works with schoolteachers and administrators to implement this program free of charge.