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We need people who are not on hydroxyurea OR who are thinking about bone marrow transplant.

You do not need to decide yes to anything, we just want you to help us evaluate and test a website that teaches people about treatment options and helps guide you through the decision making...

September 19, 2015

Lake Point Shelter Highland Park
Lake Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

$15 Single Rider
$20 Rider with passenger
$10 Spectator/Support

Registration starts at 11am
Kickstands up at 12pm...

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited blood condition that is characterized by pain crises and anemia. In the US, newborn screening in most states can diagnose sickle cell disease, usually before the onset of symptoms. The diagnosis of SCD is made by testing for the presence of significant...

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Microfluidic device allows researchers to predict behavior of patients’ blood cells.

Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of needed...

http://www.stjude.org/sicklecell

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Department of Hematology, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, developed a series of educational modules “Sickle Cell Transition E-Learning...

Clinical trials help researchers assess the effectiveness of various types of treatments, be they new medications, medical devices or physical therapies – all in a carefully controlled setting.  An important goal of the Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation is to help families find effective...

Season2Give is an annual gift shopping event where your child(ren) can choose from our "Santa's Workshop" of toys and gifts for their siblings.

There will be refreshments and loads of fun for all.

Register today...

 

Season2Give 2015

September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month!

Join the Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation in recognizing the month with the inaugural  Living Well with Sickle Cell® Family Research Summit on

Friday,...

A Study of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy for Young Adults with Severe Sickle Cell Disease 

Sickle Cell Transplantation to Prevent Disease Exacerbation (STRIDE) is a study focused on...

Children's Sickle Cell Foundation has been selected as a dreamer at Dream Cream Ice Cream for the month of September. As you know, September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and we are thrilled to be able to spread...

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