In a year that has been defined by uncertainty, the one thing we are absolutely certain of is how thankful we are for you!
We are thrilled to share that the Emily Whitehead Foundation has contributed to the publication of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) clinical practice guideline on immune effector cell-related adverse events.
In a recent article published to The New England Journal of Medicine, Penn Medicine's Dr. Carl June and Dr. David Fajgenbaum provide an in-depth summary of cytokine storms — known to us as a side effect of CAR-T cell therapy, and now being observed in severe cases of COVID-19.
Praying For Emily: The Faith, Science, and Miracles That Saved Our Daughter is available now.
We are thrilled to share that the Emily Whitehead Foundation has contributed $125,000 in research funding to the 2020 Stand Up To Cancer Phillip A. Sharp Innovation and Collaboration Awards.
On Friday, July 10 we held our 6th Annual Tee Off for T-Cells Charity Golf Tournament. Overall, this year's event raised a total over $28,000!
Join us for the 6th Annual Tee Off for T-Cells Charity Golf Tournament, sponsored by CNB Bank, on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Philipsburg Elks Lodge & Country Club!
As we continue to grow our foundation, we remain steadfast in our mission to ensure that pediatric cancer patients and families have equal access to less toxic and more targeted treatments.
Today, Emily is 8 years cancer free!
"Fighting against cancer has been a big passion of mine for many years, but the Emily Whitehead Foundation is without a doubt the best team I’ve ever been on for this fight."
Out of precaution for ongoing concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to move the second chapter of our Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball to Saturday, September 18, 2021.
While we as a community are faced with new and unprecedented challenges that are rising in response to COVID-19, the Emily Whitehead Foundation is committed to remain undeterred in our mission to support research and be a resource for families.