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Emily's Story: A Young Girl Beats Cancer with Immunotherapy

December 5, 2013

Brian Brewer

  • Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia,7-year-old Emily Whitehead was enrolled into a CAR T cell therapy clinical trial led by CRI Scientific Advisory Council member Dr. Carl June.
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Battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 6-year-old Emily Whitehead was enrolled in a clinical trial testing a therapy created by CRI scientist Dr. Carl June.

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