Archive for June, 2016

Patient Profile: Daniella Macolino, Actress Living Her Dreams

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

June 29, 2016- Daniella Macolino is a 24 year old actress who pursues her dreams each day while living, and thriving, with thalassemia major. CAF thanks Daniella for allowing us to share her inspiring story. When I was four months old, my family and I were on vacation in Vermont when my mom noticed I […]

Thriving With Thal Week

Monday, June 27th, 2016

June 27, 2016 – We are proud to recognize this last week of June as Thriving With Thal week, when we celebrate the tenacity of thalassemia patients around the world. While living with thalassemia comes with many challenges, patients find ways to thrive every day. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram by tagging a […]

Patient Profile: A New Life

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

June 20, 2016 – 14 years ago CAF ran a story about two siblings (Mia and Teddy Xyloportas) whose thalassemia was cured through a bone marrow transplant. They were fortunate that their sister Marcella was a match for both of them and was able to donate bone marrow for a successful BMT. (You can download […]