Hope Grows for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
March 03, 2014
in research and treatment are changing sickle cell disease from an inherited
condition that often condemned children to painful and short lives into a
condition that can be managed with less pain and a longer life expectancy, the
Washington Post reports.
making progress,” said Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s hematologist David Nathan,
MD, president emeritus of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and physician-in-chief
emeritus of Boston Children’s Hospital. “You can get leaps, but most of the
time it’s dog’s work. It is a combination of basic science and clinical
investigators who are persistent.”
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