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FAQ

Is Sickle Cell Disease contagious?

No. Sickle Cell disease is hereditary.

How many people have this disease?

SCD affects approximately 100,000 Americans.

Does Sickle Cell Disease only affect African-Americans and Latinos? 

No. It affects each ethnicity worldwide.

Is there a cure?

According to the CDC the only cure for SCD is bone marrow or stem cell transplant.