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Coming up on NTK: Fighting sickle cell disease

Sep 4, 2017

It's one of the most common genetic diseases in our country affecting tens of thousands throughout the U.S. - including neighbors, friends and colleagues living in our region. Yet some patients and advocates say it doesn't garner the funding, and media coverage of other diseases - leaving some wondering if they've been forgotten. Doctors, patients and family members speak out and share what's being done to help combat sickle cell disease on the next Need to Know.