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First ever Emily Whitehead Foundation Turkey Trot labeled a success

November 24, 2022

Philipsburg’s turkey trot supports pediatric cancer awareness

November 16, 2022

THE EMILY WHITEHEAD FOUNDATION TURKEY TROT!

November 16, 2022

Annual Centre Film Festival brings the community together to provide a platform for filmmakers

November 7, 2022

A New Era in Cancer Immunotherapy with Tom Whitehead and Dr. Alex Marson

Podcast
November 4, 2022

Philipsburg girl’s award-winning documentary on how she beat cancer to win another

November 3, 2022

‘Medicine And Miracles’

November 2, 2022

How an experimental treatment beat a little girl's cancer

October 30, 2022

Grab the popcorn. Centre Film Festival returns with live and virtual film screenings

October 28, 2022

Centre Film Festival showcases local films with global impact, and global films that hit close to home

October 27, 2022

Centre Film Festival to showcase films with local and global impacts, including Whitehead Family’s medical miracle

October 26, 2022

Chandler Living Legacy Award honors local activists Kari and Tom Whitehead

PRESS RELEASE
October 21, 2022

The Whitehead and Jones Families, Patient Advocates

Podcast
September 27, 2022

Blood, Sweat & Tears run returns to Lebanon, marks 10 years of T-Cell therapy breakthrough

September 14, 2022

'They're more than their cancer': Community raises money to make dream come true for twins

September 8, 2022

The Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Episode 128
August 20, 2022

Teen Is Cured from Cancer After Groundbreaking Therapy: 'It's a Miracle I'm Alive'

July 20, 2022

Condo, PSU players unite to help foundation

July 16, 2022

“Tee Off for T-Cells” to fund pediatric cancer research

July 15, 2022

Cancer survivor’s documentary to play, Rowland Theatre

July 14, 2022

Screening for Emily Whitehead documentary set for the Rowland Theatre

July 11, 2022

Center for Breakthrough Medicines, QIAGEN Team Up to Raise Funds for Emily Whitehead Foundation

July 11, 2022

Salute Tumori: come funziona e a che punto siamo con la terapia Car-T

Cancer: how it works and where we are with Car-T therapy
July 2, 2022

The Girl Who Lived: The Emily Whitehead Story

June 29, 2022

Fantástico Terapia promete revolucionar o tratamento contra o câncer de sangue

Therapy promises to revolutionize blood cancer treatment
June 19, 2022

Tribeca Film Festival to Debut Documentary Tracing the Path to Penn Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Transformative, Personalized Cancer Therapy

June 9, 2022

10 Years Cancer-Free! Emily Whitehead, Now 17, the First Child Cancer Patient to Receive Revolutionary CAR T-Cell Therapy, Celebrates Major Milestone

May 12, 2022

First CAR T-cell child celebrates cancer cure

May 12, 2022

The Philipsburg teen who started a ‘revolution in pediatric cancer care’ is 10 years cancer-free

May 12, 2022

Emily Whitehead, First Pediatric Patient to Receive CAR T-Cell Therapy, Celebrates Cure 10 Years Later

May 11, 2022

First child to receive CAR T-cell therapy is 10 years cancer-free

May 11, 2022

Emily Whitehead the First Child in the World to have her Immune System Activated to Fight Cancer visits NIBRT

May 4, 2022

Former patient Emily visits Ireland with message of hope as Car-T Cell cancer treatment is introduced here

April 29, 2022

World’s first recipient of Car-T cancer therapy is now 17

April 29, 2022

‘Miracle’ Journey of Girl, 5, Successfully Treated with Car T-Cell Therapy to Premiere at Prestigious Tribeca Film Festival!

April 22, 2022

Documentary features Philipsburg girl’s cancer miracle

April 21, 2022

The Incredible Story of Emily Whitehead & CAR T-Cell Therapy

March 20, 2022

CAR-T cancer treatments: From science fiction to saving lives

ENGLISH EDITION
February 19, 2022

Cancer research is ‘deeply underfunded.’ Let’s do something about that.

OPINION
February 7, 2022

The Whitehead Family Continues the Fight Against Childhood Cancers

January 26, 2022

Experimenting with Hope: How Cancer Research Saved Emily's Life

July 26, 2021

How Groundbreaking Treatment Saved 6-Year-Old Girl with Leukemia

May 28, 2021

Family pens book after landmark cancer treatment helps daughter beat pediatric cancer

October 4, 2020

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $1.1 Million in Grants to Research Teams

PRESS RELEASE
July 29, 2020

Central PA teen Emily Whitehead changed how we fight cancer

November 26, 2019

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer

July 25, 2019

The Promise and Price of Cellular Therapies

July 15, 2019

Emily Whitehead celebrates 10 years cancer free with the Today Show, joined by her parents Tom and Kari Whitehead and oncologist Dr. Stephan Grupp.
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Amanda Hunt
Director of Communications
amanda@emilywhiteheadfoundation.org

Tom Whitehead
Co-founder, Emily’s Dad
tom@emilywhiteheadfoundation.org

About EWF

The Emily Whitehead Foundation (EWF) is a non-profit organization committed to activating the cure for childhood cancer. The foundation is dedicated to funding innovative pediatric CAR-T cell therapy research, raising awareness through education and sharing inspiring stories, and providing support and resources for families affected by childhood cancer. Learn more.

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