Sickle Cell Disease

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Clinical Practice Guidelines

The IOM (2011) defined clinical practice guidelines as "statements that include recommendations intended to optimize patient care that are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and harms of alternative care options."


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Research Feature
Multi-institute NIH study suggests that the HPV vaccine could protect women against new HPV infections after stem cell transplantation The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine provides a safe, robust immune response against HPV in reproductive-aged women who have had a stem cell transplant. The results from the small study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology suggest that the vaccine may help prevent against new HPV infections, and associated cervical, vulvar, and other HPV-related cancers in women with a donor-acquired immune system. “This is the first study...


Sickle Cell In Focus Conference 2019 Logo
October 10 - 11, 2019
Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
81 Knutsford Boulevard
Kingston 5, Jamaica West Indies

After another successful event at the NIH/NHLBI, USA, in October 2018, we are pleased to announce that Sickle Cell ...