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“We Can. I Can.” World Cancer Day 2017

February 1, 2017 at 12:29 am
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This Saturday, February 4, is World Cancer Day – an annual global event that aims to unite the world against cancer. Its goal is to raise awareness of the devastating disease, educating the global population “while pressing governments and individuals...


Transfusions Can Slash Sickle Cell Stroke Risk

October 22, 2014 at 3:47 pm
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By Dayna Kerecman Myers Regular blood transfusions can significantly reduce the incidence of strokes in children with sickle cell anemia, a new study shows. Results of the clinical trial, published in August in the New England Journal of Medicine http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1401731?query=featured_home&&,...