Save the Date! – MAY 16, 2020 – A day of SCD education for patients, families and providers!

Mark your calendars for May 16th, 2020, for a day of SCD education for patients, families and providers!  This one day sickle cell disease conference will provide information about current trends in treatment and available resources for patients, family members, caregivers and providers.

The event is free for patients and their families.  There is a small registration fee for Health Care professionals.

Registration details coming soon!

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