October 2018

On October 11, the Senate had a verbal vote on legislation (S. 2465) sponsored by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) to address issues related to sickle cell disease (SCD). 

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September 2018

You know around the time of year. We pay attention to the atmosphere we're putting him in and locations because some of that takes a toll on them…

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August 2018

Hip hip hooray! After a year in the making, Marqus had his total hip replacement on August 6. He shares his experience with the healing process…

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July 2018

This month we'll recap our 2nd Annual Wiggin' Out event. We'll also give you an update on policy, Walks and Talks you can attend and a spotlight interview.

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June 2018

Happy summer! It’s our favorite season at Sick Cells because it's when our team goes out to meet new and familiar faces.

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Mid-Month Chicago Special

The Faces of SCD storytelling program is an initiative to address stigma and other challenges faced by the SCD community – by giving a larger platform to patients, families, and caregivers.

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May 2018

Every summer, sickle cell organizations across the country host walk/run/jog/bike fundraisers that help support their efforts in the community. Sick Cells attends the events to collect stories from the community. 

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April 2018

Marqus shares how his service dog impacts his life. He recounts an event when the dog sensed a severe sickle cell crisis and came to Marqus' aid.  

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January 2018

In 2014, Marqus sat on an FDA panel to discuss sickle cell, its complications, and the need for available therapies to treat the disease. Four years later and Marqus is excited to fill his very first prescription of Endari

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November 2017

November always puts gratitude in our hearts. While we're grateful for our supporters year round, we extend a special thank you to those who have supported Sick Cells in 2017 and this Giving Tuesday.

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October 2017

This summer, Sick Cells traveled the Midwest to elevate the voices of those living with and impacted by sickle cell. We asked them about hope.

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September 2017

This summer, Sick Cells traveled the Midwest to elevate the voices of those living with and impacted by sickle cell. We asked them about hope.

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August 2017

"What gives you hope?" A question we ask every person we interview. In September, we will be sharing 10 stories from 8 individuals.

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July 2017

Check out highlights from the Chicago 43rd Annual sickle cell walk and Sick Cells' Wiggin Out event in DC.  We'll have some News You Can Use, but first...

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June 2017

On June 20th, Prodigy Mobb Deep passed away from complications of SCD.  As an advocate for SCD, his career, Marqus wanted to dedicate this newsletter to him.

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