The Turchi family has been through a lot together since little Gabriella was diagnosed with thalassemia, and the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation continues to play an almost-daily role in their lives.
Alyssa Altieri says, without a doubt, that her mom, Sandy is her best friend. Since Alyssa was diagnosed with thalassemia at just five months old, Sandy has been there for her every day.
“I am as optimistic and capable of achieving my dreams as anybody else. Thalassemia, although a huge part of my life, does not dictate it.” Meet Rucha Shah, a young woman with thalassemia who knows where she is headed.
Born with thalassemia, Julia Tang has been cured through bone marrow transplantation. Not everyone can benefit from treatments like these – yet. But CAF is making sure that advances continue so that all patients will one day be cured. The support of people like you makes these advances like these possible. Thank you!
Robert Mannino has been getting blood transfusions since he was six months old. But that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his dream. Read about this Georgia Tech student (and thalassemia patient)’s use of research to find a better way.
September 17, 2013 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) is proud to announce that it has been selected to receive the prestigious Sultan Bin Khalifa International Award for Thalassaemia Society of Excellence. His Highness Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates has named CAF to receive this first Thalassemia Society of Excellence Award at the Thalassaemia International [...]read on