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Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California


Address

3602 Inland Empire Blvd, Suite B220
Ontario, CA 91764 USA

Phone

310-693-0247

Fax

310-216-0307

800 Number

877-288-2873

Email Address

info@scdfc.org

Description

The Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California (SCDFC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1957. SCDFC provides education, as well as life-enhancing programs and services, to individuals with sickle cell disease. This is a rare inherited blood disorder in which the red blood cells, normally disc-shaped, become crescent-shaped. As a result, they function abnormally and cause small blood clots. These clots give rise to recurrent painful episodes called "sickle cell pain crises." SCDFC addresses the needs of individuals with sickle cell disease and their families by emphasizing both educational and support services that meet both physical and emotional needs.

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