The Emily Whitehead Foundation

Thank you for taking part in the Emily Whitehead Foundation VIRTUAL 5k

February 16th 2021 - February 18th 2021

The Emily Whitehead Foundation is a non-profit that raises awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. Emily Whitehead is a three-time cancer survivor and was the first child in the world to receive CAR-T cell therapy, a form of immunotherapy. Emily is now eight years cancer-free.


The Emily Whitehead Foundation aims to provide funding to researchers to develop innovative and less toxic treatments, such as immunotherapy, for pediatric cancer patients. Co-founders Tom and Kari Whitehead share Emily’s story to inspire others to take action in the fight to cure childhood cancer.

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Presentation: Emily Whitehead Foundation CAR-TCR Summit Europe 2021

At the CAR-TCR Sumit Europe 2021 we heard from Chinmay’s father Rajul shares the story of his son’s diagnosis, the challenges of treatment, and the journey to the United States to receive CAR T-cell therapy.

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