“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.
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.
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.
The Care Walk on May 4, 2014 will raise funds to fight thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder. Interested in helping the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation raise funds for Care Walk 2014 on May 4, 2014? Click here for more details