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So far Emily Whitehead Foundation has created 19 blog entries.

T-Cell Therapy Patient Story: Ryan Durant

At age eleven, Ryan Durant was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. When Ryan's cancer proved to be resistant to standard chemotherapy treatments, his doctors recommend the CAR-T cell trial at Duke University. Ryan received his T-cells in January 2016 and has since remained cancer free!

By | 2017-09-26T11:05:17+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Patient Stories|0 Comments

T-Cell Therapy Patient Story: Emily Hunt

At age seven, Emily Hunt was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. When Emily's cancer returned following years of standard chemotherapy treatments, her parents sought out the CAR-T cell therapy clinical trial at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Emily received her T-cells in June 2014 and remains happy, healthy and 3 years cancer free.

By | 2017-08-27T18:56:51+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Patient Stories|0 Comments

T-Cell Therapy Patient Story: Tori Lee

At age five, Tori was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Following years of standard treatments, Tori became the 10th patient to receive her genetically engineered T-cells in the CAR T-cell trial at CHOP. Tori is now healthy and celebrating 4 years cancer free!

By | 2017-05-30T21:34:07+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Patient Stories|1 Comment

Celebrating 5 Years Cancer Free!

We celebrated an incredible milestone this month — on May 10, 2017 Emily reached five years cancer free! In acknowledgement, our co-founders discussed this milestone anniversary, the opportunities they have been blessed to experience, and the impact of the Emily Whitehead Foundation in an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer.

T-Cell Therapy Patient Story: Austin Schuetz

At 3 years old, Austin was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). When standard treatment options could no longer help, Austin was enrolled in the CAR T-cell trial at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Now, Austin is a happy and healthy 8-year-old celebrating 3.5 years cancer free!

By | 2017-05-30T21:36:20+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Patient Stories|0 Comments