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First child to receive CAR T-cell therapy is 10 years cancer-free

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Emily Whitehead was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when she was 5 years old. After two years of unsuccessful chemotherapy and rapidly declining health, she became the first pediatric patient in the world to receive CAR T-cell therapy. Whitehead, along with her parents and doctor, joins the 3rd Hour of TODAY to celebrate 10 years of being cancer free.

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