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Benefit # 38 (of 71) of the California Stem Cell Program: FIGHTING SICKLE CELL DISEASE — AND INSULTS?

By |2018-03-14T16:06:32+00:00February 3rd, 2018|

Imagine pain, excruciating pain, like broken glass in your veins. Now imagine, on top of that, being insulted — at the hospital? Hold that thought. First, the enemy: sickle cell disease (SCD) which means a change in the shape of your blood cells. Instead of being round and soft, the cells become hard and c-shaped, like a