Sickle Cell Disease: It’s All in the Blood

Understand sickle cell disease, the various types, risk factors, causes, signs & symptoms, the difference between sickle cell anemia and sickle cell disease, diagnostic tools and the latest treatments, including the importance of medication management. Learn about programs for sickle cell patients and hear one patient’s story on how she overcame limitations to live a full life.

Eshan Patel, hematologist/medical oncologist at Steeplechase Cancer Center

Mary Bently-Lamar, founder and executive director of the Sickle Cell Association of New Jersey

Marilyn Omabegho, RN, nursing director of oncology services