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Ralph Colasanti Elected National President of CAF

April 23, 2022 – History was made today at the annual board meeting of the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) when Ralph Colasanti was elected the first person with thalassemia to serve as National President of the Foundation’s board of directors. The Foundation, which was started in 1954, is the primary voice for those with thalassemia, […]

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Meet Michelle Chieco: President of CAF’s Westchester Chapter, Registered Nurse, and Thalassemia Patient

August 1, 2018 – For the past year, Michelle Chieco has been leading the CAF Westchester Chapter as Volunteer President. We thank her for her service, and for sharing her story with the community. My name is Michelle Chieco and I am a 29 (almost 30!) year old with Beta thalassemia major. I grew up […]

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