Slides from 2016 Patient-Family Conference

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

August 29, 2016 – This year’s Patient-Family Conference was a notable success, with much valuable information presented over the course of the two days. CAF is pleased to make available in pdf form some of the information presented at the Conference. In order to download the pdfs, click on the title of each presentation (below). Nutrition for […]

Information for U.S. Thalassemia Patients Travelling Abroad

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

August 4, 2016 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation recommends that individuals with thalassemia who intend on travelling internationally inform their doctor about travel plans. With careful planning, your doctor can create a transfusion schedule that will help you avoid emergencies during your trip. Don’t forget that this careful planning should include the transfusion upon your […]

CAF 800 Number Has Been Discontinued

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

August 3, 2016 – CAF has discontinued its 800 phone number, due to problems with people hacking into it. If you wish to reach CAF, please call 212-279-8090 instead. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.