Emily Whitehead, the first child to be cured of cancer with Penn-invented CAR-T therapy, is now a freshman at Penn

Emily Whitehead, who was the first child to be treated with Penn-invented CAR-T therapy eleven years ago, is now a freshman at Penn. From American Sign Language to English to nature photography, Emily has a wide range of interests she intends to explore in her studies. She also enjoys advocating for children with cancer and showing the world the life that can follow cancer. Learn more about Emily’s journey, from her medical treatment at Penn to her university experience, in the Inquirer here.

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