Disease Information

Hematologic Disorders: Sickle Cell Disease

Also called, by type of sickle cell disease:


What is sickle cell disease?

Sickle cell disease is a group of blood disorders that prevent the normal flow of blood in the body because of the effect on the hemoglobin within red blood cells.


How common is sickle cell disease?


What are the symptoms of sickle cell disease?

Symptoms of sickle cell disease include:


How is sickle cell disease treated?


What are the survival rates for sickle cell disease?


Why choose St. Jude for your child’s sickle cell disease treatment?

 

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