Patients in the News

Sharing Their Joy: A Family of Nine’s Adoption Story

November 1, 2017 – CAF is proud to celebrate National Adoption Month throughout the month of November. Our goals are to bring attention to the need for permanent families for children with thalassemia both in the U.S. and globally, to provide the greater community with resources and information on thalassemia adoption, and to share the […]

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Welcoming the Rainbow Baby: A Philadelphia Couple’s Journey to Parenthood

October 25, 2017 – Doctors Monisha and Parag Vora are an inspiring couple who are both beta thalassemia carriers and are currently expecting a child. They have decided to forego a traditional baby shower with registry and gifts, and instead launched an online baby shower fundraiser to support thalassemia medical research. CAF thanks Monisha and […]

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Meet Brianna: High School Senior and Care Walk Captain

March 20, 2017- Throughout this Care Walk season, we are highlighting stories of some of the amazing people whose efforts make this event a success for the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation and all the patients we serve. With so many Care Walks taking place on the same day, we hope that these stories will invite us […]

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Patient Profile: Lisa Guidice, Proud Jersey Girl #ThrivingWithThal

February 21, 2017- Lisa Falco Guidice is an active member of the CAF patient community, and we thank her for sharing her inspiring story. I am a proud Jersey girl, born in Summit and raised in Florham Park. After being diagnosed with thalassemia major at 6 months old, my mother did everything she could to […]

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Janelle Trieu Selected for 2016 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award

January 11, 2017- The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is pleased to announce that Janelle Trieu has been named recipient of the 2016 CAF-ApoPharma Distinguished Scholar Award. The Award is presented to U.S. individuals with a clinically significant form of thalassemia who have chosen to pursue postgraduate doctoral level studies in medicine or science. Janelle is currently […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Saradpon and Erica Martinez

September 21, 2016 – In honor of World Gratitude Day, CAF is pleased to launch our “Volunteer Spotlight” series to highlight the stories of some the many selfless volunteers who play a major role in making our work possible. We are truly grateful for all of the love and heart-felt effort each of our volunteers […]

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