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Sickle Cell Warriors!

We are the largest patient-run sickle cell disease advocacy nonprofit in the world, with over 24,000 members (and growing)

Nonprofit Generating Awareness About Sickle Cell Disease

Welcome to Sickle Cell Warriors, Inc.

World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th

Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Don’t call me a sickler, I am a warrior!

About Sickle Cell

Social Distancing, Lockdowns, & Testing: How to Slow the COVID-19 Pandemic

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM June 17th, 2020 Volume 50Cov What can we learn from other countries and the 1918 pandemic to slow COVID-19? I’ve talked about where the COVID-19 coronavirus came from, and how we might prevent such emergences from animals in the future, but now that it’s spreading human-to-human, what can we do about it? Social…
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California Warriors, Call to Action: Get SCD Funded in the State

Budgets are being formed for the coming fiscal year in Washington next week. We’ve just learned that both the House and the Senate are considering including funding for CDC’s SCDC (surveillance) program, which has not been funded by Congressional budget in the past (although the legislation for the program is passed and signed), and for…
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Black Health Matters

Tosin details how to use the website, brand new initiatives, and great strides for the future.
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Welcome Letter from the Editor

Hey everyone, First of all I would like to say welcome to all the new members!! The community has grown a lot by leaps and bounds and I’m really happy that you have found us in our little corner! As of today we are 25,600+ members strong and officially the largest patient-run sickle cell community…
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World Sickle Cell Day 2020 – Call to Action

Background June 19th is officially designated as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. As a part of the SiNERGe shine the light on sickle cell campaign we are asking the community to “mask up” for sickle cell. Individuals living with sickle cell disease are more susceptible to getting COVID-19, thus we are “masking up” to help…
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SC Handbook for Parents and Caregivers

Knowledge and Confidence to Tackle SCD Sickle Cell Disease is well known for the pain that it causes. What isn’t widely researched is the emotional stress that families go through due to the unpredictable episodes of pain, hospitalizations, risk of death, and more. Treatment options are few, and curative therapies like bone marrow transplants and…
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We are the innovators of the term Sickle Cell Warrior© a word that has been adopted by patients all over the globe.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide education, awareness, empowerment, advocacy, research access & support for those living with sickle cell disease through digital media, events, and conferences.We stand with patients, caregivers, and families.

Share Your Story

First of all, if sickle cell has touched your life in any way, you are a warrior. Are you a sickle cell warrior living life to the fullest regardless of sickle cell? Are you a mother, father, or grandparent caring for a sickle cell warrior? Are you in school, working or managing a household? Would you like the your sickle cell story featured on this website?

Written by Warriors for Warriors 

SCW has the largest peer-curated online collection of articles dealing with the personal nature of sickle cell disease. 

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We work with incredible organizations around the world.

  • SCW is credentialed founded member of the Sickle Cell Community Consortium
  • Co-Founders of the Annual Sickle Cell Warriors Convention
  • Proud member of the Sickle Cell Disease Coalition

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