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Emily Whitehead Featured on NBC Nightly News

THON Child Emily Whitehead

THON child Emily Whitehead, whose amazing story has been shared world-wide, was featured last night on NBC Nightly News. Dr. Nancy Synderman reported an update on the 59 patients who received an experimental Leukemia treatment called Targeted Cellular Therapy. Out of the 59 patients, 25 are currently cancer-free, including Emily Whitehead. Emma, as she is more commonly known, has been a bright face of THON and continues to inspire hope to all those fighting for the cure.

We THON in 72 days!

THON - The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON), the most ubiquitous event on campus, has been in existence since 1973. THON currently benefits the Four Diamonds Fund at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Children’s Hospital and has raised over $100,000,000 since its inception. Read more