St. Jude Medical Center News

  • A New Aortic Valve: Kitty’s Story

    A New Aortic Valve: Kitty’s Story

    When Kitty Barton needed to have her aortic heart valve replaced, she had one requirement: She needed to be able to dance her way through Aruba several weeks later—a trip that was “non-negotiable."

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  • When All Seemed Lost, Hope was Found at St. Jude

    When All Seemed Lost, Hope was Found at St. Jude

    David March was admitted to St. Jude Medical Center with coronavirus on April 1. The next day, he was put on a ventilator in an induced coma where he would remain for 17 days. With his chances for

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  • Giving Impact: Caring for Caregivers

    Giving Impact: Caring for Caregivers

    Donations toward St. Jude’s Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign are helping provide immediate relief and support to front line caregivers. In addition to food and supplies gifted by the community

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  • Giving Impact: Expanding Senior Services

    Giving Impact: Expanding Senior Services

    Funds from St. Jude’s Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign are helping equip and expand the hospital’s Caring Neighbors Program — an initiative that assists frail and isolated seniors with services

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  • Giving Impact: Securing Life-Protecting Equipment

    Giving Impact: Securing Life-Protecting Equipment

    Donations toward St. Jude’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors Emergency Response & Recovery Campaign enabled the purchase of 60 high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters, which are being used to clean

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  • Don’t postpone emergency care during the COVID-19 crisis

    Don’t postpone emergency care during the COVID-19 crisis

    Get care when you need care. You have options. Learn more.

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  • St. Jude Advances Cancer Treatment Through Research

    St. Jude Advances Cancer Treatment Through Research

    Ongoing research and clinical trials are creating breakthroughs in cancers once thought insurmountable—and St. Jude is a leader in bringing these benefits from the lab to the bedside.

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  • Providence partners with L.A. County in Covid-19 outreach to vulnerable

    Providence partners with L.A. County in Covid-19 outreach to vulnerable

    Providence contributes to Los Angeles County efforts to ensure care for vulnerable populations as COVID-19 crisis escalates

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  • The Story of Brian Hong

    The Story of Brian Hong

    When Brian Hong was transferred from another hospital to St. Jude Medical Center’s Critical Care Unit, he was completely paralyzed, unable to speak or breath on his own. His prognosis was poor.

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  • Message from our Chief Philanthropy Officer

    Message from our Chief Philanthropy Officer

    Dear St. Jude family, Words cannot fully express my gratitude for your heartfelt support of our patients and families over the last year.

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  • National Doctors' Day 2020

    National Doctors' Day 2020

    The physicians at St. Jude offer a level of expertise and compassion that has helped make us one of Southern California’s most advanced and respected medical centers.

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  • Philanthropic Stories of Impact

    Philanthropic Stories of Impact

    Thanks to your thoughtful generosity which had a total philanthropic impact of $3 million in 2019, St. Jude continues to excel as one of the top hospitals in Southern California.

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  • St. Jude: All Hands on Deck for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    St. Jude: All Hands on Deck for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    It’s a mistake that can lead to permanent damage to your hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the result of pressure on the median nerve as it travels through the wrist.

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  • 3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    3D Mammography at St. Jude: Not your Mother's Mammogram

    When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, the good news just keeps coming. One example is 3D mammography—also known as tomosynthesis or 3D breast imaging

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  • St. Jude Back Pain Program: A Better Approach to Back Pain

    St. Jude Back Pain Program: A Better Approach to Back Pain

    Back pain is common. Unfortunately, successful evidence-based treatment is not.

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  • Dr. Sylvain Trepanier to be inducted as  American Organization for Nursing Leadership

    Dr. Sylvain Trepanier to be inducted as American Organization for Nursing Leadership

    Sylvain Trepanier, DNP, RN, CENP, FAAN, an experienced nurse executive committed to advancing nurse practice, will be inducted into the American Organization for Nursing Leadership fellow designation

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  • Great Beginnings at St. Jude

    Great Beginnings at St. Jude

    Salena Trujillo, MSN, RN, is part of St. Jude’s award-winning maternity services department—and in addition to the certifications and credential

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  • Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    Lung Cancer: St. Jude Gives Reasons to Hope

    St. Jude Medical Center is a national leader in changing that statistic through state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment—including robotic surgery to more precisely remove the cancer.

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  • St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    St. Jude is Advancing Treatment for Brain Cancer

    Few diagnoses are more difficult to hear than malignant brain tumor— which is why our neurosurgeons and oncologists are at the forefront of finding better ways to treat it. St. Jude Medical Center is

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  • St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    St. Jude Liver Clinic Offers Hope for Fatty Liver Disease

    As the name implies, NAFLD is the result of too much fat stored in the liver cells— typically the result of taking in more calories than your liver can process.

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