MAYO CLINIC: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia — a condition in which there aren't enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body
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Sickle Cell/Thalassemia Patients Network (SCTPN) began in 1989 at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital (now known as Interfaith Medical Center) located in Brooklyn, NY,as an adult and parent support group for individuals with inherited blood disorder.
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and families living with sickle cell disease (SCD), thalassemia (Cooley’s Anemia), and other inherited blood disorders.