Sickle cell education for all!

Sickle Cell 101 (SC101) specializes in sickle cell education for
individuals impacted by sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait globally.

FEATURED

Launch of Sickle Cell Studies

Moving sickle cell research forward.
Get involved in sickle cell research.

Careers

We are looking to add team members to our expanding team. Join us!

Sickle Cell Trait + RMC

Watch our live podcast event dedicated to sickle cell trait and Renal Medullary Carcinoma – a rare kidney cancer.

LEARN ABOUT SICKLE CELL

Learn about sickle cell, a group of genetic blood disorders characterized by misshapen blood cells, and how to manage this disorder.

Sicklepedia

A patient-friendly encyclopedia devoted to everything sickle cell-related.

Educational Resources

Your unlimited resource of guides and fact sheets to living with Sickle Cell

Podcast

Discussing sickle cell related topics with experts and covering hot and new topics within the space.

Sickle Cell Studies

A global patient-friendly clinical trial locator and research resource platform dedicated to moving sickle cell research forward.

Making a Decision As a Family

Jewel and Paula discuss shared decision making when it comes to participating in clinical studies for sickle cell. Find the right sickle cell study for you!

ASK AN EXPERT

Get your sickle cell-related questions answered with our team of experts.

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SCAY Awards

Celebrating advocacy within the sickle cell community.

Educational Resources

Downloadable sickle cell fact sheets, booklets and more.

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Ask the Experts

Evidence-based information for sickle cell related questions.

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SC101 INTL

Sickle cell related materials to global patient advocacy orgs.

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Curing Sickle Cell Disease Through Bone Marrow Transplant

“Transplant day, it was mixed emotions, I was very tired very weak, but I was elated to see that bone marrow come in my room. The first thing I noticed was that my eyes were white. I had never seen my eyes white ever.” Spencer received a bone marrow transplant to treat sickle cell disease a couple of years ago…

Healthy Living to Manage Sickle Cell

I know it may be hard for people to believe, but I’ve never taken pain medication ever. In dealing with sickle cell, lifestyle matters and through it I believe that I can heal myself. Living with sickle cell disease (hb SS), I do fairly well healthwise. I’ve been vegan since third grade and wrote a book on nutrition and sickle…

Managing Sickle Cell Disease – A Young Adult Living in Kenya

My parents traveled a far distance to get a diagnosis for my swollen hands and the pain in my joints. We didn’t have access to a test to determine my genetic status. When they found out I had sickle cell disease at 6 months, they were devastated because they were told no cure was available in Kenya.  The Kenyan government…