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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

More HELP for SICKLE CELL Anemics

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(sorry for the late-in-the-day post. my present schedule is causing some delays in my usual daily routine)

I've posted about Sickle Cell Anemia treatments before, including
the path to a possible cure for the disease. Today's post is about Hydroxea, a drug some doctors are reluctant to prescribe simply because they lack sufficient information about it.

"We know that many people with sickle cell disease aren't being offered this drug, which is the only one we have to treat this disease," says Sophie Lanzkron, M.D., assistant professor of medicine and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of the
Sickle Cell Center for Adults at Johns Hopkins.

There's some interesting research to back up Lanzkron's statement. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, paid for that research. Read about it
HERE and be sure to share the findings with relevant medical professionals.

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