Patient Stories

Twice as Nice
Twice as Nice
Hydroxyurea doubly protects children with sickle cell disease.
Teens in Transition
Teens in Transition
An innovative new program helps teens with sickle cell disease ease into adult care.
Patien Elechi Madu and Winfred Wang, MD
How sweet the sound - Elechi Madu
The results of the Baby HUG study are music to the ears of Emmanuel and Pamela Madu and to other parents of young children with sickle cell anemia.
Double jeopardy
Aaron Jackson: Double Jeopardy
Imagine finding out that your newborn son has an inherited blood disorder. Still reeling from that diagnosis, you discover that he also has cancer. St. Jude helps one family cope.
Coping plans for easier scans
Coping Plans for Easier Scans
This program helps kids with sickle cell disease avoid anesthesia during MRI scans.