My Sickle Cell Research Xplained Stories
Stories based on people with sickle cell disease, their experiences and advice to others on how sickle cell research has played a role in their lives.
Blog 8 – Basics Behind Gene Therapy
Episode 2 – Progress in SCD Research and Potential New Treatments
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Working as a medical doctor, I realized that far too many people may be confused about their diagnoses, their conditions, and their treatments. There can be a disconnect between the language that health care providers use, and what many individuals understand. This can make you feel anxious at what is often a very difficult time in your life.
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This is why Medicine X was created.
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