UNICO to host thalassemia symposium March 21

Mar 14, 2024 758

UNICO Rehoboth Area Chapter will conduct its annual thalassemia symposium and fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at St. Edmond’s education center in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Special guests will be Ralph Colasanti, the first person with this disease to serve as national president of the Cooley’s Anemia/Thalassemia Foundation, and Craig Butler, the foundation’s national executive director.

Colasanti and Butler will discuss current treatment and therapy options. Along with Dr. Steven Stanzione, a retired hematologist and oncologist who is coordinating the symposium, they will conclude the event with a question-and-answer session. Many Rehoboth chapter members have family and friends afflicted with this disease.

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SOURCE: https://www.capegazette.com

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