Emily Meier, MD, Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Program, discusses bone marrow transplants at Children's National and some of the complications of sickle cell disease.
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Sickle cell disease affects approximately 90,000 Americans. Dr. Abraham, a Blood and Marrow Transplantation Specialist at Children's National, explains the disease and discusses some of the symptoms and treatments.
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"His future depended on the transplant, and I knew I had to do something to help," school nurse Deborah Owens, LPN, says. Learn how Owens went on to educate a community and save one child's life through bone marrow transplantation.
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