Cooley's Anemia

A Winning Game

Monet Jackson is young but she knows how to win  hearts – and how to win out over thalassemia.  With your support, there’s no telling what she will accomplish.

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Julia’s Story

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!

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Meet Robert

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.

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Finding a Way Together

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.

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A Brighter Future, Day By Day

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.

Welcome to the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation website! We are pleased that you want to learn more about thalassemia and the work we do on behalf of all those living with this blood disorder. Please use these links to get started.


10th Cooley’s Anemia Symposia a Resounding Success

October 28, 2015 – A packed house of 240 clinicians, scientists, nurses, industry, consumers and other participants attended the 10th Cooley’s Anemia Symposium in Rosemont, IL from October 18-22. This invaluable meeting, presented by the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation (CAF) and the New York Academy of Sciences(NYAS)  is an anticipated and milestone event held only every […]

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