HBO VICE Special Report: Killing Cancer to Highlight T-Cell Therapy Research

Tune in tonight (Friday, February 27th) on HBO at 10:00pm to see the VICE Special Report: Killing Cancer. The report shows how researchers are using viruses - such as the common cold, measles and H.I.V. - to treat various types of cancers.

The Emily Whitehead Foundation Launches to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Philipsburg, Pa (Jan. 27, 2015) – Nearly three years after being the first child in the world to receive an experimental T-cell therapy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to save her from a life-threatening cancer, nine-year-old Emily Whitehead and her parents launch the Emily Whitehead Foundation.

Why Start the Emily Whitehead Foundation?

We know what it is like to have cancer try to take away our child multiple times. We have witnessed Emily suffer through some of...


Welcome to the Emily Whitehead Foundation! We officially launch the foundation in January 2015 - watch for an announcement!