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An Angel's Corner

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Lisa touched many lives. How did she touch yours? Share your memories, stories, photos, poems, etc.

The Basics of Thalassemia

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No New Posts Thalassemia Major

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No New Posts Thalassemia-related Issues

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No New Posts Iron Chelation Corner

Desferal (deferoxamine), L1/Kelfer (deferiprone/ferriprox), Exjade (ICL670), etc.

No New Posts Curing Thalassemia. Bone Marrow & Cord Blood Transplant

For over 30 years bone marrow transplants have allowed thalassemia patients to be transfusion-free. Ask questions, share experiences, find some guidance about BMT and cord blood transplants, CBT. The team of “Cure Thalassemia”, led by the scientific coordinator Dr. Pietro Sodani and with the scientific advisor Prof. Lucarelli (the inventor of BMT), is involved in answering the questions.

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No New Posts Ferriscan®

FerriScan® is an analysis service that provides an accurate measurement of liver iron concentration (LIC) through a non-invasive, MRI-based technology.

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No New Posts Working Towards a Cure

Gene Therapy, Increasing Hemoglobin, Wheatgrass, Hydroxyurea, etc. (Bone marrow transplants, along with cord blood and stem cell transplants have been moved to a new board).

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