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Sickle cell anemia is a disorder that affects nearly 70,000 to 100,000 Americans, making it one of the most commonly diagnosed hereditary blood disorders.

If your child is living with sickle cell anemia, the cost of medical treatment can be extremely high. The financial...

On most days Giovanna Poli acts like a typical 12-year-old. She enjoys riding bikes with her brother, likes learning about the planets in science class and wants to be a pediatrician when she grows up.
But Giovanna, a brown-haired girl from West Palm Beach, Fla.,...

Annual Back2School Bash

Saturday, August 20
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Children's Institute
1405 Shady Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

It's that time of year again! You can join in and help...



Each year we bring over 200 families together from Western Pennsylvania who are living with sickle cell disease to enjoy a fun-filled day at Kennywood. Lunch is included. Thanks to Kennywood Charitable Trust, we are able to offer FunDay Passes for any one to purchase for only $25...

Living Well with Sickle Cell Walk

The purpose of this web based community is give all persons with sickle cell disease, parents and families, community advocates, advocacy groups, physicians, social workers and others a social media tool to interact in sickle cell disease to provide tools for collaboration and to strengthen the...

SCDAA Announces HRSA Newborn Screening Program Grant Co-Leads

The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. National Headquarters (SCDAA) is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Project (SCDNBSP) cooperative...

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Michael Matthews is the new
Executive Director of CSCF
effective November 1.