Newly diagnosed? Start your journey here.

Need to know

Becoming educated and informed about sickle cell disease is a good first step. Here you’ll find general information about the disease, including diagnosis, symptoms, and causes.

Personal experiences

It helps to know others have been where you are now. Here’s a collection of our columnists’ words of wisdom to help you along on your sickle cell disease journey.


A stem cell transplant is the only potential cure for sickle cell disease, but there are a variety of other treatment approaches. Here you can find more information about current treatments as well as experimental therapies in the pipeline.