Bone marrow transplant helps people fighting sickle cell

July 2, 2014 6:34 PM

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Bone marrow transplant helps people fighting sickle cell

Juliana Ejedoghaob was diagnosed with sickle cell at the age of 2. It is a genetic disorder where normal donut-shaped red blood cells form a crescent shape.

The effect can clog joints, cause bone pain, make it difficult to breathe and put patients at risk for pneumonia and a stroke.

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