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THALASSEMIA CARE WALK 2024 – Locations & Info!

Thalassemia Care Walk

Care Walk is the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s annual fundraising event and opportunity to bring together the thalassemia community and its supporters around the country. Funds raised support medical research to fight thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder, as well as patient support services for thalassemia patients across the country. Click here to register for Care Walk!! […]

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FDA Approves Vertex & CRISPR’s Gene Editing Therapy to treat Beta Thalassemia

Treat Beta Thalassemia

The FDA has approved Vertex and CRISPR’s gene-editing therapy Casgevy to treat beta thalassemia. Casgevy becomes the first therapy for the rare blood disorder to use the innovative CRISPR gene-editing technology. Vertex Pharmaceuticals and CRISPR Therapeutics have scored an FDA approval for their gene-editing therapy Casgevy (exa-cel) to treat transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia (TDT). The approval […]

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Thalassemia Care Walk Location Directory

Thalassemia Care Walk 2023 Locations

Care Walk is the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation’s annual fundraising event and opportunity to bring together the thalassemia community and its supporters around the country. Funds raised support medical research to fight thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder, as well as patient support services for thalassemia patients across the country. Your Walk, Your Way! Care Walk is set up […]

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2023-2024 Educational Incentive Award Program for Children of Individuals with Thalassemia

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation is initiating an educational incentive award program for children of U.S. individuals with severe thalassemia to further their education and career goals. These awards will be given in March, 2024 for students enrolled in the fall 2023 and/or spring 2024 semester(s). The total amount of funding for this program for the […]

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2023-2024 Thalassemia Patient Incentive Program Application

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation sponsors incentive awards for thalassemia patients to further their education and career goals. These awards will be given in March, 2024. The purpose of these Incentive Awards is to inspire patients to further their education and career goals and to help them live positively with thalassemia. Requirements: Applicant must be diagnosed […]

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Travel Guidance for Patients & Families with Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Disease & Rare Anemias

Travel Information for Thalassemia Patients

We are delighted to share with you TIF’s latest publication for patients living with thalassemia, sickle cell disease (SCD) and other rare anemias and their families entitled ‘Travel Guidance for Patients and Families’.

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Health Maintenance for Thalassemia Patients aged 50 Years and Older

Health Maintenance Award for Thalassemia Patients 50 years and older

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) recognizes the importance of maintaining health among thalassemia patients and is offering reimbursement of up to $500 for approved expenses related to health maintenance among U.S. thalassemia patients who are age 50 or older.

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Travel Support to Treatment Centers for Thalassemia Patients

Travel Support for Thalassemia Patients

The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) offers travel support to treatment centers to Thalassemia patients. We’re offering limited financial assistance to individuals with thalassemia who experience financial hardship due to travel expenses incurred in obtaining an annual comprehensive care evaluation or extraordinary thalassemia care at a major treatment center.

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Agios Launches Advocacy Advisory Council for Thalassemia, PK Deficiency, SCD

The council will bring together patients, caregivers and physicians from these communities, which share commonalities in underlying disease pathology, difficulties in transitioning from pediatric to adult care and quality of life concerns.

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